Substantiate

/suhbsta'ncheeeyt/

Sense: Verb


  1. Solidify, firm, or strengthen.

    1. The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country.
  2. Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.

    1. His story confirmed my doubts.
    2. The evidence supports the defendant.
    Antonym(s):
  3. Represent in bodily form.

    1. He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system.
    2. The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
sub•stan•ti•ate
IPA Transcription
/sʌbstæ'ntʃieɪt/
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