Circumstantiating
Circumstantiate Cir`cum*stan"ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumstantiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumstantiating}.] [See {Circumstantiating} (?).] [1913 Webster] 1. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts. [R.] [1913 Webster]

If the act were otherwise circumstantiated, it might will that freely which now it wills reluctantly. --Bramhall. [1913 Webster]

2. To prove or confirm by circumstances; to enter into details concerning. [1913 Webster]

Neither will time permint to circumstantiate these particulars, which I have only touched in the general. --State Trials (1661). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • circumstantiating — cir·cum·stan·ti·ate || ‚sɜːkÉ™m stænʃɪeɪt v. verify details; describe in full detail …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Circumstantiate — Cir cum*stan ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumstantiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumstantiating}.] [See {Circumstantiating} (?).] [1913 Webster] 1. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts. [R.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Circumstantiated — Circumstantiate Cir cum*stan ti*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Circumstantiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumstantiating}.] [See {Circumstantiating} (?).] [1913 Webster] 1. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • circumstantiate — circumstantiation, n. /serr keuhm stan shee ayt /, v.t., circumstantiated, circumstantiating. 1. to set forth or support with circumstances or particulars: Documents circumstantiated her evidence. 2. to describe fully or minutely: He… …   Universalium

  • circumstantiate — (v.) 1650s, from L. circumstantia (see CIRCUMSTANCE (Cf. circumstance)) + ATE (Cf. ate). Related: Circumstantiated; circumstantiating …   Etymology dictionary

  • circumstantiate — /sɜkəmˈstænʃieɪt / (say serkuhm stansheeayt) verb (t) (circumstantiated, circumstantiating) 1. to set forth or support with circumstances or particulars. 2. to describe fully or minutely. –circumstantiation /ˌsɜkəmstænʃiˈeɪʃən/ (say… …   Australian English dictionary

  • circumstantiate — [sʉr΄kəmstan′shē āt΄] vt. circumstantiated, circumstantiating to verify in every particular; give detailed proof or support of circumstantiation n …   English World dictionary

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