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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. Martin Cazenave:

    This could revolutionize the diagnostic approach because you can get a confirmation in 15 minutes and you don't need a specialized lab and technician. Anyone in a rural healthcare clinic can confirm Chagas using rapid tests.

  2. Samit Aich:

    The question here is why are 340 people facing the loss of their jobs? Is it because we talked about pesticide-free tea, air pollution, and a cleaner, fairer future for all Indians? the home minister is trying to strangle us by stealth, because he knows an outright ban is unconstitutional. We ask him to confirm that he is trying to close Greenpeace India and suppress our voice.

  3. Doug Fierberg:

    (Universities) won't give you the full information because it will confirm that what you believe is right, of course you have a zero tolerance policy. (Hazing is) illegal. ... But why wouldn't you tell parents it's still going on?

  4. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency:

    With DIGET, it soon may be possible to not only confirm an influenza( or COVID-19) diagnosis, but also to determine the strain, the origin, and whether the strain is drug resistant, in addition, DIGET tools could assess the severity of disease to guide how the patient is triaged and treated.

  5. Chirag Parikh:

    The good part was that we were able to confirm that by day two or by 48 hours after the marathon, the findings returned to baseline.


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