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Confirm

Con`firm´
v. t.1.To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise.
[imp. & p. p. Confrmed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Confirming.]
Confirm the crown to me and to mine heirs.
- Shak.
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.
Your eyes shall witness and confirm my tale.
- Pope.
These likelihoods confirm her flight.
- Shak.
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.(Eccl.) To administer the rite of confirmation to. See Confirmation, 3.
Verb1.confirm - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
2.confirm - strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
Synonyms: reassert
3.confirm - make more firm; "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"
4.confirm - as of a person to a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
5.confirm - administer the rite of confirmation to; "the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"
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