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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. The United Nations:

    UNICEF... can confirm that cases of severe malnutrition were found among children.

  2. Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus:

    Unfortunately, the results of this DNA analysis did confirm that the remains were those of Isabel Celis.

  3. Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri:

    He can come on with a relatively genteel persona that is calm, or he can come in very aggressive and be aggressive in a way that you would not normally see a presidential, you know Republican nominee behave and so we're preparing for either one. Fox News can confirm that two of the most experienced debate strategists – D.C. lawyer Karen Dunn and former Al Gore aide Ron Klain -- have been overseeing the Westchester County debate prep. Dunn famously told President Obama to punch Mitt Romney in the mouth after a lackluster debate performance in 2012. The Clinton campaign and surrogates meanwhile are trying to get under Trump’s skin by circulating a 19-page list of Trump’s.

  4. Nadhim Zahawi:

    However, we can confirm the overall projected volumes of delivery to the UK remain the same for quarter one (January to March).

  5. Mario Damasso:

    In my opinion, the detection is particularly interesting because the signal in the radial velocities has a low amplitude and a long period, therefore in principle not easy to detect and confirm with a single technique, we are exploring the consequences of a longer-term spectroscopic follow-up in another work we hope to publish soon.

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