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.]

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

2.

To make more certain; to confirm; to establish.

The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth. I. Taylor.

 

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Cor*rob"o*rate (-r?t), a.

Corroborated.

[Obs.]

Bacon.

 

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