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Synonyms for confirm
kənˈfɜrm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm(verb)

    establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

    "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"

    Synonyms:
    actualise, realise, abide, embody, verify, get, support, stomach, defend, plunk for, hold up, substantiate, keep going, actualize, back, have, avow, fend for, patronise, stick out, assert, back up, keep, digest, nurture, keep up, corroborate, endorse, validate, reassert, hold, bear out, incarnate, affirm, swan, subscribe, brook, indorse, body forth, tolerate, suffer, endure, stand, aver, maintain, prolong, nourish, sustain, realize, patronize, underpin, plump for, patronage, put up, swear, bear

  2. confirm, reassert(verb)

    strengthen or make more firm

    "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"

    Synonyms:
    support, substantiate, reassert, sustain, affirm, corroborate

  3. confirm(verb)

    make more firm

    "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"

    Synonyms:
    support, substantiate, reassert, sustain, affirm, corroborate

  4. confirm(verb)

    support a person for a position

    "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"

    Synonyms:
    support, substantiate, reassert, sustain, affirm, corroborate

  5. confirm(verb)

    administer the rite of confirmation to

    "the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"

    Synonyms:
    support, substantiate, reassert, sustain, affirm, corroborate

Wiktionary

  1. confirm(verb)

    Antonyms:
    disconfirm, contradict, dispute, question, deny

  2. confirm(verb)

    Antonyms:
    disconfirm, contradict, question, dispute, deny

  3. confirm(verb)

    Antonyms:
    deny, dispute, disconfirm, question, contradict

  4. confirm(verb)

    Antonyms:
    question, dispute, deny, contradict, disconfirm

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confirm

    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.

    Synonyms:
    assure, corroborate, establish, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, settle, strengthen, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    Antonyms:
    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Preposition:
    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confirm

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, stabilitate, establish, substantiate, settle, prove, fix, perpetuate, sanction, corroborate, ratify

    Antonyms:
    weaken, shake, upset, cancel, abrogate, repeal, annul, confute, refute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confirm(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    establish, fix, settle, assure, make firm

  2. confirm(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, add strength to

  3. confirm(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    corroborate, substantiate, verify

  4. confirm(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    ratify, sanction, bind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. confirm(v)

    Synonyms:
    ratify, verify, corroborate, substantiate

    Antonyms:
    abrogate

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How to use confirm in a sentence?

  1. Prime Minister Charles Michel:

    The terrorist threat level is maintained at level three as yesterday's events confirm the threat is still real.

  2. Steve Greenberg:

    Mr. Kelly and his legal team are focused on his court cases and the hope that through those proceedings the truth will come out, we can not waste our time on a for-profit, one-sided, propaganda piece that is without any factual credibility. I would note that since the first aired no one who is not associated with the show has come forward to support the stories told, no photographs have surfaced to confirm, there's been no cooperation. Just a series of claims on an island of their own. As I said, we are going to concentrate our efforts on the things that matter.

  3. Bobi Wine:

    There are allegations -- they are alleging that they were tortured by security forces. There is already a case file open to investigating their allegations of torture, so the allegations of torture has also to be proven by medical examinations. I can not believe what they're saying unless the medical personnel confirm to us that they were indeed tortured. Until the medical team from the government ascertain or confirms to us that they were tortured that's when I can say they were.

  4. Mylan NV:

    Although it's Mylan's policy to not comment on rumors or speculation, given the egregious inaccuracy of reports issued this morning, the company is compelled to confirm that the Reuters article is untrue.

  5. Alberto Arenas:

    The results we got in the issue again confirm the confidence international markets have in Chile's economy, its stability.


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