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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.substantiating - 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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LG Electronics was found on the wrong foot for not substantiating its claim with evidence that its Inverter V air conditioners keep mosquitoes away.
At the meeting, specific measures were decided for closer and more effective coordination between the investigation authorities and the Law Office, for prioritizing the investigations and substantiating specific cases, the press release adds.
information and documents that "could be capable of substantiating or supporting the claim or representation"
Malo warns that the "look-back" approach to substantiating research credit claims leaves taxpayers vulnerable to claim disallowance.
That is, if the claim is specific to toddlers of 2 years and older, the research substantiating the claim cannot have been conducted in 1 year olds.
2007-63, which updates the rules for substantiating an employee's travel expenses using reimbursement arrangements, per diem allowances, or the high-low method.
Countywide, the auditor's Office of Investigations has probed 699 time card abuse cases since 2000, substantiating 133.
The FTC is extremely good at parsing apart studies and it would be an unusual occasion where one or two small studies suffices in substantiating a claim.
In lieu of substantiating actual expenses, however, in certain circumstances taxpayers may determine the deductible amount by electing to use the "deemed-substantiation" methods in revenue procedure 96-64.
367(b)-1(c)(4)(vii) which requires that shareholder to include in their notice statement: (1) a copy of the information the shareholder received from the foreign corporation establishing and substantiating the shareholder's all E&P amount, (2) a representation that the small shareholder has notified the foreign corporation that the shareholder is making the section 1.
They established the coverage decision as a formidable hurdle for devices and procedures and identified cold, hard data substantiating safety and effectiveness as the only catapult available to surmount this new barrier to technology diffusion.
EB), the leading provider of electronic payment solutions to the employee benefits market, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to license its patented technology for substantiating debit card purchases to Humana, Inc.