Synonyms for confirm
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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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confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirmverb
establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
"his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
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
strengthen or make more firm
"The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
make more firm
"Confirm thy soul in self-control!"
support a person for a position
"The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
administer the rite of confirmation to
"the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"
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It's hard to say whether Will gave Happy confidence, or Happy gave Will confidence, horses look at everyone on even footing. The men have made some mistakes, but they aren't bad people. They just need someone to confirm that, and that's what the horses do.
For this operation, our investigators were able to confirm that the individuals behind this are associated with the government of Saudi Arabia, anytime we have a link between an information operation and a government, that's significant and people should be aware.
While the situation is ongoing, the main concern is employee safety, and we can confirm that no federal staff were in the building at the time of the initial incident, we will continue to monitor the situation.
Export data from Singapore as well as the region confirm persistent cyclical and structural pressures on Asian trade, should the dismal export print persist or worsen, it will raise the odds of downside risks to Singapore's growth and put an October MAS easing into view, though that's not our base case at this juncture.
I will confirm we did get a proposal over the weekend that includes Oracle as the trusted technology, partner with Oracle making many representations for national security issues, we'll be reviewing that at the CFIUS Committee this week and then we'll be making a recommendation to the President and reviewing it with him.
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- أكد, تؤكدArabic
- потвърждавам, утвърждавам, подкрепямBulgarian
- bestätigen, bekräftigenGerman
- vakuuttaa, vahvistaa, konfirmoidaFinnish
- megerősít, bérmál, konfirmálHungarian
- cresimare, confermareItalian
- bestätegenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- forsikre om, konfirmere, bekfrefte, stadfeste, bekrefteNorwegian
- beamen, bevestigenDutch
- konfirmere, stadfeste, bekrefteNorwegian Nynorsk
- bierzmować, potwierdzaćPolish
- firmar, confirmarPortuguese
- подтверди́ть, уси́ливать, уси́лить, подкрепи́ть, укрепи́ть, укрепля́ть, подтвержда́ть, подкрепля́тьRussian
- utvŕditi, krȉzmati, učvŕstiti, potvŕditiSerbo-Croatian
- bekräfta, försäkra, befästa, konfirmeraSwedish
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