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Definition of Affirm

Affirm

  1. to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review.
  2. To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true; -- opposed to deny.
  3. To declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial sanction. See Affirmation, 4.
  4. To declare or assert positively.
  5. To make a solemn declaration, before an authorized magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by affirmation.

Affirm Quotations

Tonight, we gather to affirm the greatness of our nation - not because of the height of our skyscrapers, or the power of our military, or the size of our economy. Our pride is based on a very simple premise, summed up in a declaration made over two hundred years ago.
Barack Obama

As peacemakers, we must resist all the powers of war and destruction and proclaim that peace is the divine gift offered to all who affirm life. Resistance means saying 'No' to all the forces of death, wherever they may be.
Henri Nouwen

In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
John Stuart Mill

Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
George W. Bush

I don't think Romney is wacky at all, but religion makes intelligent people say and do wacky things, believe and affirm crazy things. Left on his own, Romney would never have said something like the Garden Of Eden was in Missouri, and will be again.
Christopher Hitchens
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Affirm Translations

affirm in Latin is protestor; protesto
affirm in Norwegian is bekrefte, forsikre

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