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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

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

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

I can't confirm any rumors. I'm happy doing what I'm doing. I have no interest in going back to coaching.
Jimmy Johnson

Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
Lawrence Durrell

I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
Hillary Clinton
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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