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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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The regulations and scientific requirements for substantiating health claims can differ based on the jurisdiction of interest, the type of claim, and the product of interest.
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information and documents that "could be capable of substantiating or supporting the claim or representation"
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2007-63, which updates the rules for substantiating an employee's travel expenses using reimbursement arrangements, per diem allowances, or the high-low method.
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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.
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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.