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 Meanings and Examples of CORROBORATE
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corroborate
 v.  establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; support with evidence
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  To doubt any longer was impossible; there was the evidence of the senses, and ten thousand persons who came to corroborate the testimony.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
2  About a week subsequently to the incidents above narrated, Miss Temple, who had written to Mr. Lloyd, received his answer: it appeared that what he said went to corroborate my account.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
3  He looked at me anxiously as if he hoped I'd corroborate this.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
4  And in this letter you certainly have a very strong piece of evidence to corroborate your view.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
5  These tales and rumours took substance and shape, and were corroborated and re-corroborated, until they resolved themselves into a definite name.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
6  The old man rubbed his hands gleefully together, as he corroborated the Dodger's reasoning in these terms; and chuckled with delight at his pupil's proficiency.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
7  I checked and corroborated all the facts which were mentioned at the inquest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 2. The Curse of the Baskervilles
8  And, indeed, the little note and pin upon the table confirmed, or rather corroborated, the sad truth.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
9  We say corroborated, because the brigadier was too experienced to be convinced by a single proof.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 98. The Bell and Bottle Tavern.
10  "That's right," corroborated Tom kindly.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
11  The hue and cry going off to the Hulks, and people coming thence to examine the iron, Joe's opinion was corroborated.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XVI
12  This was corroborated by his landlord, who had received by messenger the key of the house together with the rent due, in English money.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
13  "Yes, I imagined that to be the case," corroborated Manilov.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
14  The direct testimony was in almost all cases corroborated by the reports of the colleges where they graduated, so that in the main the reports were worthy of credence.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In VI
15  I have frequently endeavoured to find decisive corroboration of those suspicions, but without effect.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
Example Sentence:
1  Though Huck was quite willing to corroborate Tom's story, Aunt Polly knew better than to believe either of them.
2  The testing can also connect evidence from apparently unrelated crimes, corroborate the victim's account, and exonerate innocent suspects.
3  Recent research seems to corroborate his theory.
4  I had access to a wide range of documents which corroborated the story.
5  A claimed witness of the accident corroborated the driver's statement.
6  He could not get a single witness to establish independent corroboration of his version of the accident.