Synonyms for confirm
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : kuhn-furm|
|Phonetic Transcription : kənˈfɜrm|
Top 10 synonyms for confirm Other synonyms for the word confirm
- bear out
- check out
- give green light
- give high sign
- give stamp of approval
- give the go-ahead
- give the nod
- lap up
- make firm
- make good
- make sure
- sign off on
- size up
- thumbs up
Définition of confirmOrigin :
- mid-13c., confirmyn "to ratify," from Old French confermer (13c., Modern French confirmer) "strengthen, establish, consolidate; affirm by proof or evidence; anoint (a king)," from Latin confirmare "make firm, strengthen, establish," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + firmare "to strengthen," from firmus (see firm (adj.)). Related: Confirmative; confirmatory.
- verb ratify, validate, prove
- verb reinforce
- Percival read them all hungrily, disregarding those that did not confirm his own opinions.
- Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
- But the lapse of a few months will confirm or dispel their fears.
- Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
- He could not have chosen a more opportune time to confirm his own undoing.
- Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
- Heyward was not slow to confirm an opinion that was so favorable to his own pretensions.
- Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
- And if it be impossible to assign any, this will serve to confirm our suspicion.
- Extract from : « An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding » by David Hume
- It seemed to confirm all the long-suppressed ambitions of her own heart.
- Extract from : « Tiverton Tales » by Alice Brown
- I hesitate not to confirm this promise, Sir, upon your own condition.
- Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 3 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
- The sentence upon the traitor is a just one; do thou then confirm it!
- Extract from : « The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893 » by Various
- Traditions these which I mean not either to confirm with arguments of my own or to refute.
- Extract from : « Tacitus on Germany » by Tacitus
- The cottage in which he found her did not confirm his anticipations.
- Extract from : « A Singer from the Sea » by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Antonyms for confirm
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