Corroborating
Corroborate Cor*rob"o*rate (k?r-r?b"?-r?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Corroborated} (-r?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Corroborating} (-r?`t?ng). ] [L. corroboratus, p. p. of corroborare to corroborate; cor- + roborare to strengthen, robur strength. See {Robust}.] 1. To make strong, or to give additional strength to; to strengthen. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

As any limb well and duly exercised, grows stronger, the nerves of the body are corroborated thereby. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. To make more certain; to confirm; to establish. [1913 Webster]

The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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