Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: confirm
IPA transcription: [kənf'ɝm]
Pronunciations of confirm
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
    Meaning: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
  • Synonyms: confirm, reassert
    Meaning: strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
  • Synonyms: confirm
    Meaning: make more firm; "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"
  • Synonyms: confirm
    Meaning: support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
Usage examples
  • Regret confirm diagnosis.
  • Sir Richmond was evidently prepared to confirm it.
  • My father would neither confirm nor deny the story.
  • Soon after Campbell and Day arrived to confirm the dismal tidings.
  • And this experiments he thought, would confirm him either in a good or evil opinion of that gentleman.
  • He was therefore disposed to send Agrippa, junior, away presently to succeed his father in the kingdom, and was willing to confirm him in it by his oath.
  • My experiments do not corroborate this theory, but tend to confirm the views of Huber, and to show the absolute necessity of pollen to the development of brood.
  • The king saw enough to confirm his suspicions, and he burst into the apartment with his sword drawn, and had nearly slain Tristram before he was put on his guard.
  • Linnaeus was induced to think that there were two species of tea-plant, one of which produced the black, and the other the green teas; but later observations do not confirm this.
  • When I failed to make my appearance at supper, the Captain began to suspect that I had really started on my wild tour southward--a conjecture which Sailor Ben's absence helped to confirm.
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