No one mentions, however, that many Israeli settlements do the same, as substantiated by Friends of the Earth Middle East.
The Human Genome Project began not with a question, but an answer that had to be substantiated in reverse.
1650s, "to make real, to give substance to," from Modern Latin substantiatus, past participle of substantiare, from Latin substantia (see substance). Meaning "to demonstrate or prove" is attested from 1803. Related: Substantiated; substantiating.