Bear out - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈber ˈaʊt|
Brit.  |beə ˈaʊt|


- support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm (syn: corroborate, support, underpin)


The prisoner's story was borne out by his wife.

...the newly discovered papers bore out the rumors about the president's personal life...

If I tell the judge that I wasn't there, will you bear me out?

They lured the bear out of its den.

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