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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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This comprehensive and systematic process ensured trustworthiness of the results through credibility, transferability, dependability, and confirmability [17].
Guidelines set by Lincoln and Guba (1985) were used to ensure credibility, transferability, dependability, and confirmability throughout the research process.
Focus group participation safeguarded confirmability as did aligning findings in context and against relevant concepts and literature (Nagy, Mills, Waters, & Birks, 2010).
For confirmability, a three-member team with varying experience in qualitative research separately analyzed the transcripts without prior knowledge of the initial findings.
Trustworthiness was determined using three criteria, credibility, dependability, and confirmability (Polit & Beck, 2012).
Lincoln and Guba's (1985) criteria of credibility, transferability, dependability and confirmability informed our approach to methodological integrity.
To minimize research biases and increase confirmability, the first author acted as auditor (Hunt, 2011).
Nevertheless, there are some commonly used, foundational criteria for trustworthiness that may be applied to judging qualitative research design: credibility, transferability, dependability, and confirmability (Lincoln & Guba, 1985).
The initial classification scheme applied terms used in an earlier content analysis (Berrios & Lucca, 2006), a strategy that strengthened confirmability.
The issues of trustworthiness were credibility, dependability, confirmability, and transferability (Guba & Lincoln, 2008).
Confirmability is the criteria for assessing the quality of research results with an emphasis on tracking data, information and interpretation that are supported by materials.
credibility, dependability, confirmability, and transferability--were addressed through various measures in this study.