Corroborate vs Uphold - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between corroborate and uphold
is that corroborate
is to confirm or support something with additional evidence; to attest or vouch for while uphold
is to hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
To confirm or support something with additional evidence; to attest or vouch for.
* I. Taylor
To make strong; to strengthen.
* I. Watts
- The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth.
- As any limb well and duly exercised, grows stronger, the nerves of the body are corroborated thereby.
To hold up; to lift on high; to elevate.
To keep erect; to support; to sustain; to keep from falling; to maintain.
, author=James De Mille
, title=The Cryptogram
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=Uttering such broken ejaculations Mrs. Hart burst into a passion of tears, and only Lord Chetwynde's strong arms prevented her from falling. / He upheld
To support by approval or encouragement.
* 1748 . . Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 18:
- but there was still a connexion upheld among the different ideas, which succeeded each other.