confirm

Part of speech: verb

To verify; make certain; strengthen.

Part of speech: verb

To ratify; sanction.

Part of speech: verb

To receive into the church.

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Usage examples "confirm":

  1. Like true Legitimists, who had learned nothing and forgotten nothing, they were satisfied to confirm the Seleucian decisions and re- issue their old Lucianic creed. - "The Arian Controversy", H. M. Gwatkin.
  2. I confirm her refusal. - "Mysterious Mr. Sabin", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
  3. It will be found to contain several interesting particulars concerning Africa, not hitherto known, and to illustrate and confirm, in various material respects, some of the most important discoveries communicated in Mr. Park's former Travels. - "The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805", Mungo Park.