transitive verbcir·cum·stan·ti·at·ed, cir·cum·stan·ti·at·ing, cir·cum·stan·ti·ates
To set forth or verify with circumstances; give detailed proof or description of.
(third-person singular simple present circumstantiates, present participle circumstantiating, simple past and past participle circumstantiated)
- To describe, verify or prove by setting out circumstantial evidence
- Neither will time permit to circumstantiate these particulars, which I have only touched in the general. — State Trials (1661).
- To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts.
- If the act were otherwise circumstantiated, it might will that freely which now it wills reluctantly. — Bramhall.