Student Thesaurus

One entry found for substantiate.
Entry Word: substantiate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to gain full recognition or acceptance of <substantiated his claim to local mountaineering fame with a photo of himself on the summit of Mount McKinley> -- see ESTABLISH 1
2 to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of <Mr. MacGregor couldn't substantiate that it was Peter, and not some other rabbit, in the cabbage patch> -- see CONFIRM
3 to represent in visible form <the artist's intense feelings are substantiated by his paintings' bold colors and broad brush strokes> -- see EMBODY 2
4 to show the existence or truth of by evidence <substantiate the need for a tuition increase with some concrete figures> -- see PROVE 1