Confirm

/kuhnfur'm/

Sense: Verb


  1. Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.

    1. His story confirmed my doubts.
    2. The evidence supports the defendant.
    Antonym(s):
  2. Strengthen or make more firm.

    1. The witnesses confirmed the victim's account.
    Synonym(s):
  3. Make more firm.

    1. Confirm thy soul in self-control!.
  4. Support a person for a position.

    1. The senate confirmed the president's candidate for secretary of defense.
  5. Administer the rite of confirmation to.

    1. The children were confirmed in their mother's faith.
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
con•fir•m
IPA Transcription
/kʌnfɝ'm/
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