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Affirm

Af`firm´   Pronunciation: ăf`fẽrm´
v. t.1.(Law) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review.
[imp. & p. p. Affirmed (-fẽrmd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Affirming.]
2.To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true; - opposed to deny.
Jesus, . . . whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
- Acts xxv. 19.
3.(Law) To declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial sanction. See Affirmation, 4.
v. i.1.To declare or assert positively.
2.(Law) To make a solemn declaration, before an authorized magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by affirmation.
Verb1.affirm - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
Antonyms:
negate, contradict - prove negative; show to be false
2.affirm - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
Synonyms: avow, swan, swear, assert, aver, verify
3.affirm - say yes to

TO AFFIRM, practice. 1. To ratify or confirm a former law or judgment, as when the supreme court affirms the judgment of the court of common pleas.
     2. To make an affirmation, or to testify under an affirmation.

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