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 for bear out
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bear out
      v 1: support with evidence or authority or make more certain or
           confirm; "The stories and claims were born out by the
           evidence" [syn: corroborate, underpin, bear out,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  48 Moby Thesaurus words for "bear out":
     affirm, afford support, attest, authenticate, back, back up, bear,
     bear up, bolster, bolster up, buttress, certify, circumstantiate,
     confirm, corroborate, crutch, document, finance, fortify, fund,
     give support, hold up, justify, keep, lend support, maintain,
     probate, prop, prop up, prove, ratify, reinforce, shore, shore up,
     strengthen, subsidize, substantiate, subvention, subventionize,
     support, sustain, undergird, upbear, uphold, upkeep, validate,
     verify, warrant

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