Definition of Circumstantiate

1. Verb. Give circumstantial evidence for.

Generic synonyms: Corroborate, Validate



Definition of Circumstantiate

1. v. t. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts.

Definition of Circumstantiate

1. Verb. To describe, verify or prove by setting out circumstantial evidence ¹

2. Verb. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Circumstantiate

1. [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Circumstantiate

circumspective
circumspectively
circumspectly
circumspectness
circumsporozoite
circumstance
circumstanced
circumstances
circumstancing
circumstantial
circumstantial evidence
circumstantialities
circumstantiality
circumstantially
circumstantials
circumstantiate (current term)
circumstantiated
circumstantiates
circumstantiating
circumstaunce
circumstellar
circumterraneous
circumterrestrial
circumundulate
circumvallate
circumvallate papilla
circumvallated
circumvallates
circumvallating

Literary usage of Circumstantiate

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1. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"I will admit further, that circumstantiate evidence, •when clear, is perhaps the most satisfying and convincing proof of any. Circumstances are inflexible ..."

2. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1813)
"Whv, the murderer had on a coat of the pannel'a when he committed the brutal action, and got money from him after it. Here is the proof; a circumstantiate ..."

3. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Sir Egerton Brydges (1808)
"circumstantiate or moral evidence is often stronger because it hangs on many dependent ... The pursuer offers circumstantiate evidence to roi. vzn. ..."

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