corroboratory


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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.corroboratory - 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"
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The certificates were regularly signed as extracts from the parish books, the first letter had a genuine appearance of having been written and preserved for some years, the handwriting of the second tallied with it exactly, (making proper allowance for its having been written by a person in extremity,) and there were several other corroboratory scraps of entries and memoranda which it was equally difficult to question.
Although these results are persuasive, corroboratory evidence from the labor law analysis would be ideal.
Assessment of aquatic invertebrates provided corroboratory evidence of food resources within the surveyed creeks.
The claims that he planned and "hatched" two bomb plots (Financial Times, October 1 and 2, page 2) are refuted by the confession of one bomber and the absence of any corroboratory evidence regarding the failed cargo bombs.
Corroboratory evidence of sale documents or payment of consideration is icing on the cake, but probably not needed absent doubt over the plaintiff's rights.
It does this by following a corroboratory mode, integrating various facts and previous interpretations in an attempt to provide a meaningful explanation as to how a religious ideal played a role in shaping political institutions and practices in Massachusetts Bay.