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Synonyms for confirm
kənˈfɜrmcon·firm

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Wiktionary

  1. confirmverb

    Antonyms:
    contradict, dispute, question, deny, disconfirm

  2. confirmverb

    Antonyms:
    disconfirm, contradict, question, dispute, deny

  3. confirmverb

    Antonyms:
    deny, contradict, question, disconfirm, dispute

  4. confirmverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    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, reassertverb

    strengthen or make more firm

    "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"

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

  3. confirmverb

    make more firm

    "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"

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

  4. confirmverb

    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. confirmverb

    administer the rite of confirmation to

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confirmverb

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

  2. confirmverb

    Synonyms:
    strengthen, add strength to

  3. confirmverb

    Synonyms:
    corroborate, substantiate, verify

  4. confirmverb

    Synonyms:
    ratify, sanction, bind

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. confirmverb

    Synonyms:
    ratify, verify, corroborate, substantiate

    Antonyms:
    abrogate

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How to use confirm in a sentence?

  1. Anne Tucker:

    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.

  2. Nathaniel Gleicher:

    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.

  3. Wildlife Service spokesperson:

    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.

  4. Weiwen Ng:

    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.

  5. Steven Mnuchin:

    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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