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.
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.