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Overview of verb substantiate

The verb substantiate has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm

(establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant")

2. incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate

(represent in bodily form; "He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system"; "The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist")

3. realize, realise, actualize, actualise, substantiate

(make real or concrete; give reality or substance to; "our ideas must be substantiated into actions")

4. substantiate

(solidify, firm, or strengthen; "The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country")

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