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Definition of Confirm

Confirm
Confirm Con*firm", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confrmed; p. pr. & vb. n. Confirming.] [OE. confermen, confirmen, OF. confermer, F. confirmer, fr. L. confirmare; con- + firmare to make firm, fr. firmus firm. See Firm.] 1. To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise. Confirm the crown to me and to mine heirs. --Shak. And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law. --Ps. cv. 10. 2. To strengthen in judgment or purpose. Confirmed, then, I resolve Adam shall share with me in bliss or woe. --Milton. 3. To give new assurance of the truth of; to render certain; to verify; to corroborate; as, to confirm a rumor. Your eyes shall witness and confirm my tale. --Pope. These likelihoods confirm her flight. --Shak. 4. To render valid by formal assent; to complete by a necessary sanction; to ratify; as, to confirm the appoinment of an official; the Senate confirms a treaty. That treaty so prejudicial ought to have been remitted rather than confimed. --Swift. 5. (Eccl.) To administer the rite of confirmation to. See Confirmation, 3. Those which are thus confirmed are thereby supposed to be fit for admission to the sacrament. --Hammond. Syn: To strengthen; corroborate; substantiate; establish; fix; ratify; settle; verify; assure.

Meaning of Confirm from wikipedia

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- some additional information before it can continue, or may simply wish to confirm that the user wants to proceed with a potentially dangerous course of action...
- lasting contribution to philosophy. He introduced a distinction between confirmable and influential metaphysics. According to Fred D'Agostino, "[a]s early...
- Final of the European qualifier, Jersey won their first four matches to confirm their progression to the Global Qualifiers. Germany finished in second...