confirm definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To support or establish the certainty or substance of; verify.
    • to produce harder; enhance: Working on the campaign verified the woman purpose to go into politics.
    • In order to make legitimate or binding by an official or legal work; ratify.
    • to manage the religious rite of verification to.
    • To make company or firmer; to include strength to; to ascertain.
    • to bolster in view or function.
    • to offer brand-new assurance regarding the truth of; to make specific; to validate; to corroborate.
    • To make good by formal assent; to perform by a required sanction; to ratify.
    • To administer the rite of confirmation to. See verification, 3.
  • verb:
    • To strengthen; in order to make company or resolute.
    • To confer the Christian sacrament of confirmation.
    • to make sure the accuracy of earlier statements.
    • support one for a situation
    • administer the rite of verification to
    • establish or improve as with brand new proof or facts
    • reinforce or make more company
    • make even more firm
  • others:
    • to help make firm, or maybe more firm; add energy to; strengthen: as, an individual's resolution is verified by the endorsement of another.
    • to be in or establish; render fixed or safe.
    • to be sure or sure; give new guarantee of truth or certainty to; put previous question; verify.
    • To certify or give guarantee to; inform ina positive manner
    • To sanction; ratify; consummate; make legitimate or binding by some formal or appropriate act: as, to verify an agreement, guarantee, covenant, or title.
    • To strengthen in resolution, purpose, or viewpoint; fortify.
    • Eccles., to admit to the full privileges of church-membership because of the imposition of fingers; administer the rite of confirmation to. See confirmation, -
    • Synonyms Corroborate, substantiate.

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