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Confirm Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • make more firm; "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"
  • establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
  • strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim''s account"
  • administer the rite of confirmation to; "the children were confirmed in their mother''s faith"
  • as of a person to a position; "The Senate confirmed the President''s candidate for Secretary of Defense"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Confirm'

  • Confirmation (disambiguation): Truth and Logic "Confirm" might refer to: CONFIRM Project All pages beginning with "confirm" All pages with titles containing "confirm*" Conformity (disambiguation)
  • Confirm or Deny: Confirm or Deny is a 1941 film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Archie Mayo & Fritz Lang (uncredited), and starring by Don Ameche and Joan Bennett
  • Self-confirming equilibrium: In game theory, self-confirming equilibrium is a generalization of Nash equilibrium for extensive form games, in which players correctly predict the moves

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'Confirm' example sentence in quotations

* I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your president by your ballots, so I ask you to confirm me with your prayers. - Gerald R. Ford

* I want to believe in intelligent design, and hence I am suspicious of anything that seems to confirm my desire to believe. - James Lileks

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Confirm Sample Sentences in News

  • Linfield confirm McCann departure
    Linfield confirm that Grant McCann is to leave the club to take up a coaching role at League One club Peterborough United. Read more on this news related to 'Confirm'
  • Senate panel votes to confirm Loretta Lynch as attorney general
    Three Republicans join Democrats in supporting Obama?s pick as the nomination heads to the full Senate. Read more on this news related to 'Confirm'
  • Fire officials working to confirm cause of Nevada apartment blaze
    Officials say they are waiting to confirm the cause of a Nevada apartment fire that displaced all the building’s residents last Thursday once they are able to interview a man who was sent to the hospital after being pulled from the blaze. Read more on this news related to 'Confirm'

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