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Confirm Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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: sacraments, since, "in addition to the bishop, the law gives the faculty to confirm to the following ... priests who, in virtue of an office which they lawfully
  • Confirm or Deny: Confirm or Deny is a 1941 film made by 20th Century Fox, directed by Archie Mayo and 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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