Collaborate vs Corroborate what difference

what is difference between Collaborate and Corroborate

English

Etymology

From collaborator, from French collaborateur, from Latin collaborare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kəˈlabəɹeɪt/
  • Hyphenation: col‧lab‧or‧ate

Verb

collaborate (third-person singular simple present collaborates, present participle collaborating, simple past and past participle collaborated)

  1. To work together with others to achieve a common goal.
    Let’s collaborate on this project, and get it finished faster.
  2. To voluntarily cooperate treasonably, as with an enemy occupation force in one’s country.
    If you collaborate with the occupying forces, you will be shot.

Translations

See also

  • collaborator
  • collaboration

References

  • “collaborate”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin, 2000, →ISBN
  • “collaborate” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • “collaborate” in the Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary (Beta Version), K Dictionaries limited, 2000-2006.
  • “collaborate” in WordNet 2.0, Princeton University, 2003.

Italian

Verb

collaborate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of collaborare
  2. second-person plural imperative of collaborare

Participle

collaborate

  1. feminine plural of the past participle of collaborare

Latin

Verb

collabōrāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of collabōrō


English

Etymology

From Latin corrōborātus (strengthened), perfect passive participle of corrōborō (I support, corroborate), from com- (together) + rōborō (I strengthen), from rōbur (strength).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəˈɹɒbəɹeɪ̯t/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kəˈɹɑbəɹeɪ̯t/

Verb

corroborate (third-person singular simple present corroborates, present participle corroborating, simple past and past participle corroborated)

  1. (transitive) To confirm or support something with additional evidence; to attest or vouch for.
    • I. Taylor
      The concurrence of all corroborates the same truth.
  2. (transitive) To make strong; to strengthen.
    • I. Watts
      As any limb well and duly exercised, grows stronger, the nerves of the body are corroborated thereby.

Related terms

Translations

Further reading

  • corroborate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • corroborate in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • corroborate at OneLook Dictionary Search

Italian

Verb

corroborate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of corroborare
  2. second-person plural imperative of corroborare
  3. feminine plural of corroborato

Latin

Verb

corrōborāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of corrōborō

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