Synonyms for affirmed

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-furm
Phonetic Transcription : əˈfɜrm

Top 10 synonyms for affirmed Other synonyms for the word affirmed

Définition of affirmed

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Old French afermier (Modern French affirmer) "affirm, confirm; strengthen, consolidate," from Latin affirmare "to make steady, strengthen," figuratively "confirm, corroborate," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + firmare "strengthen, make firm," from firmus "strong" (see firm (adj.)). Spelling refashioned 16c. in French and English on Latin model. Related: Affirmed; affirming.
  • verb declare the truth of something
Example sentences :
  • Many, indeed, affirmed that the process was already near its consummation.
  • Extract from : « The Man of Adamant » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • "You were right," affirmed Kirkwood, with a rueful and crooked smile.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • "I was born in San Francisco," affirmed Kirkwood a bit sadly.
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • With energetic gestures he affirmed that his Padrona was just as usual.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • Keturah affirmed that the captain's stay had been a real pleasure.
  • Extract from : « Cy Whittaker's Place » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • But still I should like to know, Meletus, in what I am affirmed to corrupt the young.
  • Extract from : « Apology » by Plato
  • His wife was enthusiastic; she affirmed that it was splendid.
  • Extract from : « Cap'n Dan's Daughter » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Some affirmed that none who ever entered it came out and lived.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • "It was the women did that," Thorpe affirmed with readiness.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • “Yes––señor––I am here playing––that is all,” affirmed Narcisco.
  • Extract from : « The Treasure Trail » by Marah Ellis Ryan

Antonyms for affirmed

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