Definition of corroborate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

corroborate

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈrɒbəreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːbəreɪt//
 
[transitive, intransitive, often passive]corroborate (something)(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they corroborate
BrE BrE//ˈrɒbəreɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrɑːbəreɪt//
 
he / she / it corroborates
BrE BrE//kəˈrɒbəreɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈrɑːbəreɪts//
 
past simple corroborated
BrE BrE//kəˈrɒbəreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈrɑːbəreɪtɪd//
 
past participle corroborated
BrE BrE//kəˈrɒbəreɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈrɑːbəreɪtɪd//
 
-ing form corroborating
BrE BrE//kəˈrɒbəreɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈrɑːbəreɪtɪŋ//
 
Experiments and research
 
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to provide evidence or information that supports a statement, theory, etc. synonym confirm The evidence was corroborated by two independent witnesses. corroborating evidence See related entries: Experiments and research
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