substantiation

Definitions of substantiation
  1. noun
    the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something
    synonyms: proof, validation
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    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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    determination, finding
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
  2. noun
    additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
    synonyms: check, confirmation, verification
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    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, redundancy 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
    type of:
    cogent evidence, proof
    any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
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