What is the meaning of confirm?


  • Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.
    • usage: "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
  • Strengthen or make more firm.
    • usage: "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
  • Make more firm.
    • usage: "Confirm thy soul in self-control"
  • Support a person for a position.
    • usage: "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
  • Administer the rite of confirmation to.
    • usage: "the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"
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APAWordNet. (2010). confirm. Retrieved May 26, 2019, from http://smartdefine.org/confirm/definitions/1267080
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "confirm" http://smartdefine.org/confirm/definitions/1267080 (accessed May 26, 2019).
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MLAWordNet. "confirm" 23 October 2010. Web. 26 May 2019. <http://smartdefine.org/confirm/definitions/1267080>
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