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confirm

verb accede, accord, accredit, acquiesce, add strength to, adhere, agree to, agree with, ally, approve, assent, attest, authenticate, authorize, avow, charter, commend, comprobare, concede, concur, consent, corroborate, countersign, document, endorse, fortify, give one's word for, give security, homologate, join in a compact, legalize, license, make firm, make valid, pass, permit, prove, ratify, recognize, sanction, seal, second, support, sustain, uphold, verify, vote for, vouch for
Foreign phrases: Confirmare nemo potest prius quam jus ei acciderit.No one can confirm a right before it accrues to him. Confirmare est id firmum facere quod prius infirrum fuit. To confirm is to make firm that which had been infirm. Confirmat usum qui tollit abusum. He confirms a use who removes an abuse.
See also: accept, accredit, acknowledge, admit, affirm, agree, appoint, approve, ascertain, assent, assure, attest, authorize, avouch, avow, bind, bond, certify, comply, concede, corroborate, cosign, countenance, countersign, demonstrate, determine, document, endorse, ensure, establish, evidence, fix, indorse, legalize, notarize, obligate, pass, prove, reaffirm, reassure, reveal, seal, show, sign, subscribe, substantiate, support, swear, uphold, validate, verify, vouch, witness
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If she goes NOW, and if he fails, it will only confirm the general impression: which isn't by any means peculiar to Lefferts, by the way.
He fully confirms what I suspected, though; and blunt tools are sometimes found of use, where sharper instruments would fail.
The guide provides specific recommendations for the types of questions to employ with patients to confirm their understanding.
The new system provides tracking throughout the nationwide network of local postal sorting offices equipped with the Confirm scanning technology.
This new security solution, the 3M Confirm authentication label with floating image technology, incorporates a unique eye-visible security feature that provides powerful product authentication and can be verified easily with or without the use of a tool.
A spokeswoman for the Scottish Government would not confirm the gender of the person who died, nor their age, at this stage.
In practice, this means that the President nominates a candidate, who must be voted on by the Senate, which confirms (accepts) or rejects the nomination.
The taxpayer will confirm the general form provided in advance to the dealer, with a specific notice sent to the dealer when the QI is notified.
For example, auditors often don't confirm hospital receivables, because response rates are usually inadequate.
Both Donahue and Meier caution that the new observations do not necessarily confirm Frank's original hypothesis, with all its sweeping implications.