English Synonyms and Antonyms
Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.
Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.
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guarantee, ensure, insure, assure, secureverb
make certain of
"This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
ensure, reassure, ascertain, batten, control, plug, stop up, warrant, batten down, guarantee, underwrite, fix, cover, promise, fasten, check, see to it, undertake, procure, insure, tell, vouch, secure, see
inform positively and with certainty and confidence
"I tell you that man is a crook!"
tell apart, ensure, reassure, state, say, severalize, recount, control, narrate, promise, enjoin, check, guarantee, secern, differentiate, severalise, separate, recite, ascertain, secernate, see to it, distinguish, insure, tell, order, evidence, secure, see
assure somebody of the truth of something with the intention of giving the listener confidence
"I assured him that traveling to Cambodia was safe"
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureverb
be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something
"He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
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cause to feel sure; give reassurance to
"The airline tried to reassure the customers that the planes were safe"
make a promise or commitment
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How to use assure in a sentence?
I think the most troubling part for me is when Director Comey would not assure us that there’s a leak investigation.
The committee will be empowered to examine all aspects of the federal response to coronavirus, and to assure that the taxpayers dollars are being wisely and efficiently spent to save lives, deliver relief and benefit our economy.
Because of the ages of the individuals involved, I am unable to provide any details other than we will be coordinating with child protective services to assure the safety of all persons involved.
I thank the officers who bravely responded to apprehend the suspect, and I assure you that the state of Texas is committed to bringing this killer to justice.
No, I assure you that we will be coordinating very, very closely with Israel as we do on every aspect of Israel's security, i don't see any way possible that we will be in conflict with Israel with respect to what we might want to do there. And I think we just have to wait until we get to that point.
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- запэ́ўніваць, запэ́ўніцьBelarusian
- убеждавам, удостоверявам, уверявам, вдъхвам увереностBulgarian
- sichern, versichernGerman
- kinnitama, veenmaEstonian
- اطمینان دادنPersian
- varmistaa, vakuuttaaFinnish
- rassurer, assurerFrench
- amen amen dicoLatin
- sikre, forsikreNorwegian
- verzekeren, beveiligen, geruststellen, afzekerenDutch
- forsikre, sikreNorwegian Nynorsk
- zapewnić, zapewniaćPolish
- заверить, обнадёживать, уверять, обеспечивать, обнадёжить, уверить, убеждать, заверять, обеспечить, убедитьRussian
- temin etmek, güvence altına almak, sağlamakTurkish
- запевня́ти, запе́внитиUkrainian
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