bear out - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theybear out
he/she/itbears out
present participlebearing out
past tensebore out
past participleborne out
  1. to show that something is true or that someone is telling the truth

    I always said – and Rick will bear me out – that this wouldn’t work.

See also main entry: bear