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To establish the existence or truth of a particular fact through the use of competent evidence; to verify.

For example, an Eyewitness might be called by a party to a lawsuit to substantiate that party's testimony.


verb actualize, affirm, attest, bear out, bear witness, certify, circumstantiate, corroborate, demonstrate, embody, establish by proof, evidence, make good, materialize, objectify, prove, ratify, realize, reify, substantialize, support, uphold, verify, vindicate
Associated concepts: substantiate a claim, substantiate charges
See also: adduce, attest, bear, cite, confirm, corroborate, demonstrate, document, establish, maintain, probate, prove, quote, realize, seal, show, state, support, sustain, uphold, validate, verify, witness
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I N THE case of LG Electronics India, it was found that the advertisement of LG Water Purifiers claiming ' India's only true water purifier' was not adequately substantiated.
Clerides said the only criminal offenses that could be adequately substantiated were swearing -- against both Kyprianou and Charalambidou — and smoking in a public area, against Kyprianou and Constantinou.
The increase in substantiated cases of retaliation is likely because, under the SEC's scrutiny, companies are dealing with internal retaliation reports more seriously.
Of these, two were substantiated, two were partially substantiated, seven were concluded and settled and two were withdrawn by the applicants.
Following a child abuse/neglect investigation, a child protective services (CPS) investigator, usually in consultation with his or her supervisor, determines if the report should be substantiated or unsubstantiated.
At the same time, a complaint was made to the ASA by a member of the public challenging whether the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic's claim could be substantiated.
It found that the claim was not actually substantiated by the research, and that most chefs had shown a preference for another product, the name of which is being kept under wraps.
A former Roman Catholic priest has stepped down as a worship leader at the DignityUSA affiliate in Dayton, Ohio, after a former member complained about a substantiated allegation of child abuse in his past.
All five allegations of financial abuse were substantiated, with three resulting in disciplinary action and two involving risk assessments for the workers involved.
The exclusive license allows Nutrition 21 to expand its product portfolio with a novel, clinically substantiated ingredient for the $4.
A total of 1,204 people complained that the Christian Party ad was offensive to atheists and could not be substantiated.
Second, when asked about product and population-specific trials, Rice was told that the FTC does not require product-specific trials, but that claims about an effect (such as brain development) need to be substantiated by solid science.