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confirm

Definition of confirm

Etymology

    From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin confirmare (“to make firm, strengthen, establish”), from com- (“together”) with firmare (“to make firm”), from firmus (“firm”).

Pronunciation

Verb

confirm (third-person singular simple present confirms, present participle confirming, simple past and past participle confirmed)

  1. To strengthen; to make firm.
  2. To confer the Christian sacrament of confirmation.
  3. To assure the accuracy of previous statements.

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