• Confirm Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To render valid by formal assent; to complete by a necessary sanction; to ratify; as, to confirm the appoinment of an official; the Senate confirms a treaty.
  2. (v. t.) To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise.
  3. (v. t.) To administer the rite of confirmation to. See Confirmation, 3.
  4. (v. t.) To strengthen in judgment or purpose.
  5. (v. t.) To give new assurance of the truth of; to render certain; to verify; to corroborate; as, to confirm a rumor.

Affirm, Corroborate, Reassert, Substantiate, Support, Sustain,

• Confirmation Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A rite supplemental to baptism, by which a person is admitted, through the laying on of the hands of a bishop, to the full privileges of the church, as in the Roman Catholic, the Episcopal Church, etc.
  2. (n.) That which confirms; that which gives new strength or assurance; as to a statement or belief; additional evidence; proof; convincing testimony.
  3. (n.) The act of confirming or strengthening; the act of establishing, ratifying, or sanctioning; as, the confirmation of an appointment.
  4. (n.) A conveyance by which a voidable estate is made sure and not voidable, or by which a particular estate is increased; a contract, express or implied, by which a person makes that firm and binding which was before voidable.

Check, Ratification, Substantiation,

• Confirmee Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) One to whom anything is confirmed.