HyperDic: confirmation

English > 5 senses of the word confirmation:
NOUNcognitionconfirmation, verification, check, substantiationadditional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
communicationconfirmationinformation that confirms or verifies
communicationconfirmation, ratificationmaking something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it
actconfirmationa ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young ... / young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism
actconfirmationa sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church
confirmation > pronunciation
Soundskaa.nfermey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > confirmation: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAdditional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct.
Example"fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
Synonymsverification, check, substantiation
Narrowerbed checkA check that everyone is in bed by the time they should be
checksumA digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data
crosscheckAn instance of confirming something by considering information from several sources
parity check, redundancy check, odd-even checkA system of checking for errors in computer functioning
Broaderproof, cogent evidenceAny factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
Spanishchequeo, confirmación, constatación, sustanciación, verificación
Catalanconfirmació, constatació, verificació
Verbsconfirmestablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
confirmstrengthen or make more firm
English > confirmation: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningInformation that confirms or verifies.
Narrowerdocumentation, certification, corroborationconfirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
reinforcement, reenforcementInformation that makes more forcible or convincing
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood
Spanishconfirmación, ratificación
Catalanconfirmació, ratificació
Verbsconfirmestablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
confirmstrengthen or make more firm
English > confirmation: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningmaking something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it.
Example "confirmation of the appointment"
Synonymratification
BroaderagreementThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of agreeing / agreeing / agreeing
Spanishconfirmación, ratificación, validación
Catalanconfirmació, ratificació
Verbsconfirmsupport a person for a position
English > confirmation: 5 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningA ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young ... / young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism.
Broaderreligious ceremony, religious ritualA ceremony having religious meaning / meaning
Spanishconfirmación
Catalanconfirmació
English > confirmation: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church.
BroadersacramentA formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it
Spanishconfirmación
Catalanconfirmació

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