from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To corroborate; to confirm.


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  • You're made, Flashy, I thought; it's the staff for you, and Auckland's next words seemed to bear out my hopes.


  • And the Phantom's early experience over Vietnam seemed to bear out the doctrine of long-range missile engagement.

    On Yankee Station

  • But however that may be, so many painters nowadays have recourse to the assistance of photography that M. Zola's 'snap-shotting' largely helped to bear out the account which I had given of him at the hotel.

    With Zola in England


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