substantiate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sub-stan'shē-āt"), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
- to establish by proof or competent evidence: to substantiate a charge.
- to give substantial existence to: to substantiate an idea through action.
- to affirm as having substance; give body to; strengthen: to substantiate a friendship.
- substantiate (Thesaurus)