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Definition 1: make more firm - [verb of change]

Samples where confirm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Confirm thy soul in self-control!

(confirm is a kind of ...) make strong or stronger

"This exercise will strengthen your upper body" "strengthen the relations between the two countries"

Definition 2: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts - [verb of cognition]

Samples where confirm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his story confirmed my doubts
  • The evidence supports the defendant

Synonyms for confirm in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of confirm ) establish as valid or genuine

"Can you back up your claims?"

(... is a kind of confirm ) give supporting evidence

"He vouched his words by his deeds"

(... is a kind of confirm ) confirm the truth of

"Please verify that the doors are closed" "verify a claim"

(... is a kind of confirm ) establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

"The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound" "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"

(... is a kind of confirm ) support or supply with references

"Can you document your claims?"

(... is a kind of confirm ) prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something

Definition 3: strengthen or make more firm - [verb of communication]

Samples where confirm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The witnesses confirmed the victim's account

Synonyms for confirm in the sense of this definition

(confirm is a kind of ...) say yes to

(... is a kind of confirm ) support against an opponent

"The appellate court upheld the verdict"

(... is a kind of confirm ) attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)

(... is a kind of confirm ) give evidence for

(... is a kind of confirm ) confirm again

"You must reconfirm your flight reservations"

Samples where confirm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the children were confirmed in their mother's faith

(confirm is a kind of ...) enter into a covenant

(confirm belongs to category ...) an institution to express belief in a divine power

"he was raised in the Baptist religion" "a member of his own faith contradicted him"

Samples where confirm or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense

(confirm is a kind of ...) give sanction to

"I approve of his educational policies"

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