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sub·stan·ti·ate

 (səb-stăn′shē-āt′)
tr.v. sub·stan·ti·at·ed, sub·stan·ti·at·ing, sub·stan·ti·ates
1. To prove the truth of or support with proof or evidence: substantiate an accusation. See Synonyms at confirm.
2. To give substance to; make real or actual.

[New Latin substantiāre, substantiāt-, from Latin substantia, substance; see substance.]

sub·stan′ti·a′tion n.

substantiate

(səbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to establish as valid or genuine
2. to give form or real existence to
[C17: from New Latin substantiāre, from Latin substantia substance]
subˌstantiˈation n
subˈstantiative adj
subˈstantiˌator n

sub•stan•ti•ate

(səbˈstæn ʃiˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to establish by proof or competent evidence: to substantiate a charge.
2. to give substantial existence to.
3. to affirm as having substance; strengthen: to substantiate a friendship.
[1650–60]
sub•stan`ti•a′tion, n.
sub•stan′ti•a`tive, adj.
sub•stan′ti•a`tor, n.

substantiate


Past participle: substantiated
Gerund: substantiating

Imperative
substantiate
substantiate
Present
I substantiate
you substantiate
he/she/it substantiates
we substantiate
you substantiate
they substantiate
Preterite
I substantiated
you substantiated
he/she/it substantiated
we substantiated
you substantiated
they substantiated
Present Continuous
I am substantiating
you are substantiating
he/she/it is substantiating
we are substantiating
you are substantiating
they are substantiating
Present Perfect
I have substantiated
you have substantiated
he/she/it has substantiated
we have substantiated
you have substantiated
they have substantiated
Past Continuous
I was substantiating
you were substantiating
he/she/it was substantiating
we were substantiating
you were substantiating
they were substantiating
Past Perfect
I had substantiated
you had substantiated
he/she/it had substantiated
we had substantiated
you had substantiated
they had substantiated
Future
I will substantiate
you will substantiate
he/she/it will substantiate
we will substantiate
you will substantiate
they will substantiate
Future Perfect
I will have substantiated
you will have substantiated
he/she/it will have substantiated
we will have substantiated
you will have substantiated
they will have substantiated
Future Continuous
I will be substantiating
you will be substantiating
he/she/it will be substantiating
we will be substantiating
you will be substantiating
they will be substantiating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been substantiating
you have been substantiating
he/she/it has been substantiating
we have been substantiating
you have been substantiating
they have been substantiating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been substantiating
you will have been substantiating
he/she/it will have been substantiating
we will have been substantiating
you will have been substantiating
they will have been substantiating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been substantiating
you had been substantiating
he/she/it had been substantiating
we had been substantiating
you had been substantiating
they had been substantiating
Conditional
I would substantiate
you would substantiate
he/she/it would substantiate
we would substantiate
you would substantiate
they would substantiate
Past Conditional
I would have substantiated
you would have substantiated
he/she/it would have substantiated
we would have substantiated
you would have substantiated
they would have substantiated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.substantiate - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or factssubstantiate - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
back up, back - establish as valid or genuine; "Can you back up your claims?"
vouch - give supporting evidence; "He vouched his words by his deeds"
verify - confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim"
shew, show, demonstrate, prove, establish - establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
document - support or supply with references; "Can you document your claims?"
validate - prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something
2.substantiate - represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist"
be - have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer"
3.substantiate - make real or concretesubstantiate - make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
incarnate - make concrete and real
express - manifest the effects of (a gene or genetic trait); "Many of the laboratory animals express the trait"
4.substantiate - solidify, firm, or strengthen; "The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"
beef up, fortify, strengthen - make strong or stronger; "This exercise will strengthen your upper body"; "strengthen the relations between the two countries"

substantiate

verb support, prove, confirm, establish, affirm, verify, validate, bear out, corroborate, attest to, authenticate There is little scientific evidence to substantiate the claims.
contradict, refute, disprove, negate, invalidate, rebut, make a nonsense of, prove false, controvert, confute

substantiate

verb
1. To present evidence in support of:
2. To assure the certainty or validity of:
4. To represent (an abstraction, for example) in or as if in bodily form:
Translations
يُثبِت، يُبَرْهِن
dokázat
dokumentereunderbygge
færa sönnur á
ispatlamakkanıtlamak

substantiate

[səbˈstænʃɪeɪt] VT [+ claims, allegations, evidence] → confirmar, corroborar

substantiate

[səbˈstænʃieɪt] vtétayer, fournir des preuves à l'appui de

substantiate

substantiate

[səbˈstænʃɪˌeɪt] vtcomprovare

substantial

(səbˈstӕnʃəl) adjective
1. solid or strong. a nice substantial table.
2. large. a substantial sum of money; That meal was quite substantial.
subsˈtantially adverb
substantiate (səbˈstӕnʃieit) verb
to give the facts that are able to prove or support (a claim, theory etc). He cannot substantiate his claim/accusation.
References in classic literature ?
It merely remains for me to substantiate these accusations; and then, with my ill-starred family, to disappear from the landscape on which we appear to be an encumbrance.
I know that the average human mind will not believe what it cannot grasp, and so I do not purpose being pilloried by the public, the pulpit, and the press, and held up as a colossal liar when I am but telling the simple truths which some day science will substantiate.
To this proposition the physician made no reply; but he was observed to cast his eyes around him, as if to enumerate the witnesses, in order to substantiate this promise also, at a future day, should it prove necessary.
Mabbott does not substantiate this claim, but it is surely not unreasonable.
You have no right to permit them to live longer than to substantiate your theory.
This fact suggested to the ape-man that he might surely be in a passageway leading to the outer world, for the bolts, barring progress from the opposite side, tended to substantiate this hypothesis, unless it were merely a prison to which it led.
And you don't object to their being looked at here, so that these people may be convinced of your power to substantiate your claim at once in law and reason, and you may resume your control over your own son without more delay.
Nor is Nature so poor but she gives me this joy several times, and thus we weave social threads of our own, a new web of relations; and, as many thoughts in succession substantiate themselves, we shall by and by stand in a new world of our own creation, and no longer strangers and pilgrims in a traditionary globe.
But though we cannot find the god under this disguise of a sutler, yet on the other hand we cannot forgive the poet if he spins his thread too fine and does not substantiate his romance by the municipal virtues of justice, punctuality, fidelity and pity.
This substantiates the self-perceived knowledge on only those areas that were included on the learning contract (depth of knowledge in choice areas) and cannot be used as evidence to validate the breadth of knowledge that was rated on the post instrument.
A deduction is not allowed unless the taxpayer substantiates the contribution with a contemporaneous written acknowledgement by the donee.
Provine's study certainly substantiates that claim.