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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 cor·rob·o·rate /kəˈrɑbəˌret/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·rob·o·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Corroborated p. pr. & vb. n. Corroborating ]
 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cor·rob·o·rate a. Corroborated. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his
           story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the
           defendant" [syn: confirm, sustain, substantiate, support,
            affirm] [ant: negate]
      2: give evidence for [syn: validate]
      3: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or
         confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the
         evidence" [syn: underpin, bear out, support]