bear out

EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

bear out (third-person singular simple present bears out, present participle bearing out, simple past bore out, past participle borne out)

  1. (transitive) To corroborate, prove, or confirm; to demonstrate; to provide evidence for.
    It was a promising idea, but the evidence did not bear out their theory.
Last modified on 24 December 2013, at 16:13