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Definition of Confirm

Confirm

  1. To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise.
  2. To strengthen in judgment or purpose.
  3. To give new assurance of the truth of; to render certain; to verify; to corroborate; as, to confirm a rumor.
  4. To render valid by formal assent; to complete by a necessary sanction; to ratify; as, to confirm the appoinment of an official; the Senate confirms a treaty.
  5. To administer the rite of confirmation to. See Confirmation, 3.

Confirm Quotations

Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
Derek Bok

We should get used to the idea that we'll probably never be able to find - and confirm - a good explanation of the ultimate origin of the universe, though I see no reason to believe that we can't press much further on this question than we have managed to date.
Daniel Dennett

Just to confirm to all my followers I have had a hair transplant. I was going bald at 25 why not.
Wayne Rooney

I think in art, but especially in films, people are trying to confirm their own existences.
Jim Morrison

For me, it's a great joy to be together with priests: in the end, the bishop of Rome is the bishop and brother of all priests. His mandate is to confirm the brothers in the faith.
Pope Benedict XVI
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Confirm Translations

confirm in Afrikaans is bevestig, erken
confirm in Dutch is bevestigen, aannemen
confirm in Finnish is vahvistaa
confirm in French is confirmer, confirment, confirmez, confirmons
confirm in Italian is certificare
confirm in Norwegian is bekrefte
confirm in Portuguese is confirme
confirm in Spanish is confirmar, revalidar
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