Meaning of “bear out something/someone” in the English Dictionary


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bear out something/someone

phrasal verb with bear us /beər/ verb past tense bore /bɔr, boʊr/ , past participle borne /bɔrn, boʊrn/

to support the truth of something, or to support someone's statement or claim:

The facts don’t bear out your fears.
The evidence so far simply does not bear him out.

(Definition of “bear out something/someone” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)