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confirm

con·firm

confirm

 
 
pronunciation:
kn fuhrm
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part of speech: verb
inflections: confirmed, confirming, confirms
definition 1: to prove or show to be true.
She confirmed the story about the escaped tiger.
 
synonyms:
attest, prove, verify
similar words:
clinch, establish
definition 2: to make certain or definite; approve.
I called the airline to confirm my seat on the flight.The Senate confirmed the tax plan.
antonyms:
deny, revoke
similar words:
affirm, approve, authorize, prove, ratify
derivations: confirmable (adj.), confirmingly (adv.)
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