corroborate vs collaborate

corroborate collaborate


  • 1) obsolete Corroborated.
  • 2) transitive To confirm, strengthen or support something with additional evidence; to attest or vouch.
  • 3) Corroborated; strengthened; confirmed.
  • 4) To strengthen; make strong, or impart additional strength to: as, to corroborate the judgment, will, or habits.
  • 5) To confirm; make more certain; give additional assurance of: as, the news is corroborated by recent advices.
  • 6) To strengthen or support with other evidence; make more certain. synonym: confirm.
  • 7) obsolete To make strong, or to give additional strength to; to strengthen.
  • 8) To make more certain; to confirm; to establish.


  • 1) To work together with others to achieve a common goal.
  • 2) To voluntarily cooperate treasonably, as with an enemy occupation force in one's country.
  • 3) cooperate as a traitor
  • 4) To work with another or others; coöperate with another or others in doing or producing something; especially, to work with another in a literary production or a scientific investigation.
  • 5) To work together, especially in a joint intellectual effort.
  • 6) To cooperate treasonably, as with an enemy occupation force in one's country.
  • 7) to work together with another toward a common goal, especially in an intellectual endeavor.
  • 8) to willingly cooperate with an enemy, especially an enemy nation occupying one's own country.


  • 1) And now Harry's cleaned up his act, it's going to be hard to corroborate Bam-bam's story.
  • 2) `Have you taken any steps to corroborate this supposition?
  • 3) These terms corroborate and identify themselves with the most ancient of traditionary customs, long ere princes had monopolised the surface of coined money with their own images and superscriptions.
  • 4) Collaborate/corroborate: To collaborate is to work closely with others; to corroborate is to confirm the truth of something.
  • 5) * '' 'Collaborate/corroborate' '': To collaborate is to work closely with others; to corroborate is to confirm the truth of something.
  • 6) UNIDENTIFIED MALE: The LAPD police chief said that they are looking for the coroner ` s report to corroborate the cause of death -- "corroborate," which clearly implies that they have a strong belief that something was involved, and that something in this case is clearly drug abuse.
  • 7) One historian who has actually written extensively on the response to Katrina, Douglas Brinkley, told me today that, you know, it does kind of corroborate a lot of the information he got that the White House, while they may not have sought to drag Michael Brown through the mud, certainly was happy that he was at least deflecting some criticism from them.
  • 8) As an old neighbor of mine said when he painted the top board of his fence green, he wanted it "to kind of corroborate with his blinds."
  • 9) Another serious procedural flaw in your Report is your reliance on hearsay and accusations made anonymously to "corroborate" your allegations.
  • 10) It is entirely unclear just what North did to "corroborate" US military claims of Taliban deaths, but his efforts to bolster the military stance appear about to go down in the same flames that killed 90 Afghan civilians.
  • 11) ‘New, negative field evidence corroborates these findings.’
  • 12) ‘The entire village council gave statements, corroborating the complaint.’
  • 13) ‘But yesterday agents who looked further into the raw intelligence said they had found no evidence to corroborate the threat.’
  • 14) ‘What he could do is extend an apology, as he has no evidence whatsoever to corroborate his deplorable allegation.’
  • 15) ‘A study by researchers corroborates the statement of doctors here.’
  • 16) ‘As I have explained she has produced no documentary or other evidence to corroborate those bald assertions.’
  • 17) ‘Council officials however said there is no evidence to corroborate these accusations.’
  • 18) ‘As well as corroborating the findings in the previous two sections, this also provides more evidence to suggest that different precursor proteins are imported into chloroplasts via the same import machinery.’
  • 19) ‘The doubted statement is corroborated to a greater or lesser extent by the other statements or circumstances with which it fits in.’
  • 20) ‘Observations and data from focus groups corroborated these findings.’
  • 21) ‘Our results corroborate such findings, particularly with respect to intervention assignment.’
  • 22) ‘Searching around the internet, I wasn't able to find anything to corroborate this statement.’
  • 23) ‘In the 1980s, functional neuroimaging data appeared to corroborate this finding.’
  • 24) ‘Further study using a greater number of mares is justified to corroborate the findings of this experiment.’
  • 25) ‘The only statistical data I have to corroborate my statement is observation.’
  • 26) ‘There are heat shield plates around the array that have been badly burned to corroborate our theory.’
  • 27) ‘Replication in larger sample sizes are needed to corroborate this negative finding.’
  • 28) ‘This had enabled the prosecution to successfully question his recollection of events, despite other witnesses corroborating his testimony of a break-in.’
  • 29) ‘In the course of the last three weeks, substantial evidence has been presented to the Senate corroborating these allegations.’
  • 30) ‘Yet, as Media Matters pointed out at the time, nothing in the report corroborates such assertions.’


  • 1) You must be joking - I'd rather collaborate with a tarantula.
  • 2) `You don't think there may be aspects of this on which we might collaborate, Morris?
  • 3) ‘For that project, they collaborated with Parker and members of her lab.’
  • 4) ‘We thank the Directorate of Health Services, Government of Goa, which has collaborated with the project from its inception.’
  • 5) ‘Both had jointly funded numerous equipment initiatives and had collaborated in many research projects within the university.’
  • 6) ‘Sometimes thousands of miles and a few oceans kept them from collaborating on large-scale projects, but they remained in contact.’
  • 7) ‘Mr Russell said more and more students were collaborating on multimedia projects.’
  • 8) ‘Fourteen of the region's agencies have collaborated to help develop projects.’
  • 9) ‘I once collaborated with Whalley on a book about the Eden Project and can vouch for his attention to detail.’
  • 10) ‘Finally, dietitians also saw their role as collaborating with physical activity professionals.’
  • 11) ‘However, despite its limitations the Council of Europe became involved in many cultural, economic, and scientific activities, and collaborates with various other international organizations including the EU.’
  • 12) ‘Future military operations will tend to require a military that operates jointly, collaborates with other agencies and nations, and flexibly exploits capabilities through agile thinking.’
  • 13) ‘Two laboratories collaborated in this project, one analysing bone marrow cells and the other analysing gut cells from the same animals.’
  • 14) ‘For a time Shahn and Evans collaborated on a film project, unfortunately it was never executed.’
  • 15) ‘Was Transverberations very much a solo project, or have you collaborated with other musicians during the creative process?’
  • 16) ‘He taught for a short period at the Bauhaus, and collaborated on numerous architectural projects.’
  • 17) ‘She has collaborated with countless writers, activists, artists and institutions.’
  • 18) ‘They discovered they worked well together when collaborating on projects for the same clients.’
  • 19) ‘I collaborated with a music video director, brainstorming for storylines and visuals to go with songs.’
  • 20) ‘He has also collaborated with many international musicians on their recordings, including maestro bamboo flute player Deepak Ram.’
  • 21) ‘He has collaborated with the Brazilian Landless Peasants Movement and with Bolivian resistance to a money-swindling dam.’
  • 22) ‘Carol King collaborated with the band on the lyrics.’
  • 23) ‘It also claimed that only a handful of traitors had collaborated with the Nazis.’
  • 24) ‘Is it a hiding place away from the prying eyes of Gestapo agents, or is it equivalent to collaborating with the enemy?’
  • 25) ‘The Vichy government and those who collaborated with the Germans were seen as traitors.’
  • 26) ‘A group of monks, led by scholar Yang Fei, defend their temple against the renegade disciple, Shi, a traitor who collaborates with Manchu rulers.’
  • 27) ‘Why should a ruler obsessed with maintaining his power collaborate with some of his most dangerous enemies?’
  • 28) ‘Hungary chose cooperation and appointed a government to collaborate with Hitler.’
  • 29) ‘Villages suspected of collaborating with the enemy - whichever it might be - were razed.’
  • 30) ‘However, it is wrong to portray the women as innocent pawns, absolved of the responsibility of having collaborated with the forces of racism.’
  • 31) ‘Now, the guerrillas appear to be settling scores with people who have collaborated with the invading forces.’

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