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"
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear(verb)
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
"Before God I swear I am innocent"
say yes to
To agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.
She affirmed that she would go when I asked her.
To support or encourage
They did everything they could to affirm the children's self-confidence.
to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review
to assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true; -- opposed to deny
to declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial sanction. See Affirmation, 4
to declare or assert positively
to make a solemn declaration, before an authorized magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by affirmation
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
af-fėrm′, v.t. to assert confidently or positively: to ratify a judgment: to confirm or maintain a statement of one's own or another's: (log.) to make a statement in the affirmative: (law) to make a formal declaration or affirmation, without an oath.—adj. Affirm′able, that may be affirmed (with of).—n. Affirm′ance, affirmation, assertion, confirmation.—adj. Affirm′ant—also n., one who affirms.—n. Affirmā′tion, act of asserting: that which is affirmed: (law) the solemn declaration made by Quakers and others incapable of taking an oath.—adj. and n. Affirm′ative, that affirms or asserts: positive, not negative: dogmatic.—adv. Affirm′atively.—adj. Affirm′atory. [O. Fr. afermer—L. affirmāre—ad, firmus, firm. See Firm.]
To speak the universes truth or our truth positively with confidence.
They did affirm their love for each other on their wedding day.Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020
To think and speak loving, kind, motivating and positive thoughts and words relating to ourselves or a team.
We love ourselves and affirm loving, kind and motivating words to change our thoughts and outcomes.Submitted by MaryC on June 6, 2020
The numerical value of affirm in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of affirm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of affirm in a Sentence
My criteria when evaluating these bills were simple : Do they improve transparency ? Do they increase accountability ? Do they affirm stability ? And do they protect the taxpayers ? The answer is yes.
We will appeal the ruling with the hope that higher courts will affirm the city's authority to adopt its own minimum wage.
As President Trump honor President Trump shared victory and heritage, President Trump affirm the common values that will unite President Trump long into future : freedom, sovereignty, self-determination, the rule of law and reverence for the rights given to President Trump by almighty God, from the Second World War to today, her majesty has stood as a constant symbol of these priceless traditions.
Kim Yo Jong will affirm the principle of denuclearization as Kim Yo Jong did in 2005, and the implementation will be drawn up and never happen.
These documents affirm that our nation faced a profound counterintelligence threat prior to the 2016 election, and the Department of Justice and The FBI took appropriate steps to investigate whether any U.S. persons were acting as an agent of a foreign power.
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