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SUBSTANTIATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does substantiation mean? 

SUBSTANTIATION (noun)
  The noun SUBSTANTIATION has 2 senses:

1. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
2. the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

  Familiarity information: SUBSTANTIATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBSTANTIATION (noun)


Sense 1substantiation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

confirmation; substantiation; verification; check

Context example:

fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory

Hypernyms ("substantiation" is a kind of...):

cogent evidence; proof (any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "substantiation"):

bed check (a check that everyone is in bed by the time they should be)

crosscheck (an instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources)

odd-even check; parity check; redundant check (a system of checking for errors in computer functioning)

checksum (a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data; used to check whether errors have occurred in transmission or storage)


Sense 2substantiation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

validation; substantiation; proof

Hypernyms ("substantiation" is a kind of...):

determination; finding (the act of determining the properties of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "substantiation"):

authentication; certification (validating the authenticity of something or someone)

documentation; support (documentary validation)

monetisation; monetization (establishing something (e.g. gold or silver) as the legal tender of a country)

probate (the act of proving that an instrument purporting to be a will was signed and executed in accord with legal requirements)


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