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"
Meaning: strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
Meaning: make more firm; "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"
Meaning: support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
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.