Definitions of substantiation

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

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
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

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

check, confirmation, verification
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bed check
a check that everyone is in bed by the time they should be
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
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
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cogent evidence, proof
any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something

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