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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

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

My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Thomas Huxley

Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
Lawrence Durrell

I don't think that the total creation took place in six days as we now measure time. If we can confirm, say, the Big Bang theory, that doesn't at all cause me to question my faith that God created the Big Bang.
Jimmy Carter
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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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