HyperDic: confirm

English > 5 senses of the word confirm:
VERBcognitionconfirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirmestablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
communicationconfirm, reassertstrengthen or make more firm
changeconfirmmake more firm
socialconfirmsupport a person for a position
socialconfirmadminister the rite of confirmation / confirmation to
confirm > pronunciation
Soundskahnfer'm
Rhymesaffirm ... worm: 26 rhymes with erm...
English > confirm: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningEstablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"his story confirmed my doubts"
Synonymscorroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
Narrowerback, back upEstablish as valid or genuine
documentsupport or supply with references
prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shewEstablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment / experiment
validateprove valid
verifyconfirm the truth of
vouchGive supporting evidence
Oppositenegate, contradictprove negative
Spanishcomprobar, confirmar, constatar, corroborar, ratificar, reafirmar, revalidar, sustanciar
Catalanconfirmar, constatar, corroborar, reafirmar
Adjectivesconfirmative, confirmatoryserving to support or corroborate / corroborate / corroborate
Nounsconfirmationadditional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
confirmationinformation that confirms or verifies
English > confirm: 5 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningstrengthen or make more firm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
ModelThey confirm that there was a traffic accident
Example"The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
Synonymreassert
Narrowerreconfirmconfirm again
uphold, maintainsupport against an opponent
validate, corroborateGive evidence for
verifyattach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
Broaderaffirmsay yes to
Spanishconfirmar, constatar, corroborar, reafirmar
Catalanconfirmar, constatar, corroborar, reafirmar
Adjectivesconfirmatoryserving to support or corroborate / corroborate / corroborate
Nounsconfirmationadditional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
confirmationinformation that confirms or verifies
English > confirm: 5 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake more firm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Confirm thy soul in self-control!"
Broaderstrengthen, beef up, fortifymake strong or stronger
Spanishreafirmar
Catalanreafirmar
English > confirm: 5 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningsupport a person for a position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
Broaderapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Spanishconfirmar
Catalanconfirmar
Nounsconfirmationmaking something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
English > confirm: 5 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningAdminister the rite of confirmation / confirmation to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"
Categoryreligion, faith, organized religionAn institution to express belief in a divine power
BroadercovenantEnter into a covenant
Spanishconfirmar
Catalanconfirmar

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict