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cor·rob·o·rate

 (kə-rŏb′ə-rāt′)
tr.v. cor·rob·o·rat·ed, cor·rob·o·rat·ing, cor·rob·o·rates
To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain. See Synonyms at confirm.

[Latin corrōborāre, corrōborāt- : com-, com- + rōborāre, to strengthen (from rōbur, rōbor-, strength; see reudh- in Indo-European roots).]

cor·rob′o·ra′tion n.
cor·rob′o·ra′tive (-ə-rā′tĭv, -ər-ə-tĭv), cor·rob′o·ra·to′ry (-ər-ə-tôr′ē) adj.
cor·rob′o·ra′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.corroborative - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
Translations
مُؤيِّد، تَعْزيزي، مُثَبِّت
dosvědčujícípotvrzující
bekræftendebestyrkende
megerősítő
staîfestandi
potvrdzujúci
destekleyendoğrulayan

corroborative

[kəˈrɒbərətɪv] ADJcorroborativo, confirmatorio

corroborative

adjbestätigend; evidenceerhärtend, untermauernd all attr; to be corroborative of somethingetw bestätigen/untermauern

corroborative

[kəˈrɒbrətɪv] adjcomprovante

corroborate

(kəˈrobəreit) verb
to support or confirm (evidence etc already given). She corroborated her sister's story.
corˌroboˈration noun
corˈroborative (-rətiv) adjective
References in classic literature ?
He is much addicted to overestimating his own perfections, and to undervaluing those of his rival or his enemy; a trait which may possibly be thought corroborative of the Mosaic account of the creation.
Evidently she would greatly mind; and the tears, too, sprang into her large brown eyes as corroborative testimony.
All these may be unmerited suspicions; but it certainly is a circumstance strongly corroborative of them, that Mr.
Mr Codlin added a corroborative nod and a short groan, as if he still felt the weight of the Temple on his shoulders.
In that up and down manly book of old-fashioned adventure, so full, too, of honest wonders --the voyage of Lionel Wafer, one of ancient Dampier's old chums --I found a little matter set down so like that just quoted from Langsdorff, that I cannot forbear inserting it here for a corroborative example, if such be needed.
If you want any corroborative evidence on the subject, you can ask him.
If any other corroborative testimony had been required, it would have been abundantly furnished in the actions of Miss Miggs, who, having arrived at that restless state and sensitive condition of the nervous system which are the result of long watching, did, by a constant rubbing and tweaking of her nose, a perpetual change of position (arising from the sudden growth of imaginary knots and knobs in her chair), a frequent friction of her eyebrows, the incessant recurrence of a small cough, a small groan, a gasp, a sigh, a sniff, a spasmodic start, and by other demonstrations of that nature, so file down and rasp, as it were, the patience of the locksmith, that after looking at her in silence for some time, he at last broke out into this apostrophe:--
If the truth must be told, he was a little out of temper, for a minute or two, at being disappointed in procuring corroborative evidence of Oliver's story on the very first occasion on which he had a chance of obtaining any.
This is most complimentary to the virtue of Prince Bladud's tears, and strongly corroborative of the veracity of this legend.
The groaning tackle bespoke the mad fury of the gale, while the worried faces of those members of the crew whose duties demanded their presence on the straining craft gave corroborative evidence of the gravity of the situation.
I wish I could think that you are mistaken, but now a hundred and one little pieces of corroborative evidence occur to me that meant nothing to me while I thought that he was John Caldwell, of London.
So Martin went on into a thorough study of evolution, mastering more and more the subject himself, and being convinced by the corroborative testimony of a thousand independent writers.