Definitions for substantiate

Definitions for (verb) substantiate

Main entry: substantiate

Definition: solidify, firm, or strengthen

Usage: The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country

Main entry: affirm, substantiate, support, sustain, corroborate, confirm

Definition: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

Usage: his story confirmed my doubts; The evidence supports the defendant

Main entry: substantiate, actualise, actualize, realise, realize

Definition: make real or concrete; give reality or substance to

Usage: our ideas must be substantiated into actions

Main entry: incarnate, body forth, embody, substantiate

Definition: represent in bodily form

Usage: He embodies all that is evil wrong with the system; The painting substantiates the feelings of the artist

Visual thesaurus for substantiate