Confrmed
Confirm Con*firm", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confrmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confirming}.] [OE. confermen, confirmen, OF. confermer, F. confirmer, fr. L. confirmare; con- + firmare to make firm, fr. firmus firm. See {Firm}.] 1. To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise. [1913 Webster]

Confirm the crown to me and to mine heirs. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

And confirmed the same unto Jacob for a law. --Ps. cv. 10. [1913 Webster]

2. To strengthen in judgment or purpose. [1913 Webster]

Confirmed, then, I resolve Adam shall share with me in bliss or woe. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

3. To give new assurance of the truth of; to render certain; to verify; to corroborate; as, to confirm a rumor. [1913 Webster]

Your eyes shall witness and confirm my tale. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

These likelihoods confirm her flight. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

4. To render valid by formal assent; to complete by a necessary sanction; to ratify; as, to confirm the appoinment of an official; the Senate confirms a treaty. [1913 Webster]

That treaty so prejudicial ought to have been remitted rather than confimed. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

5. (Eccl.) To administer the rite of confirmation to. See {Confirmation}, 3. [1913 Webster]

Those which are thus confirmed are thereby supposed to be fit for admission to the sacrament. --Hammond.

Syn: To strengthen; corroborate; substantiate; establish; fix; ratify; settle; verify; assure. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Dominik Nerz — Nerz during the 2010 Eneco Tour Personal information Born 25 August 1989 (1989 08 25) (age 22) Wangen im Allgäu, Germany …   Wikipedia

  • Confirm — Con*firm , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confrmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confirming}.] [OE. confermen, confirmen, OF. confermer, F. confirmer, fr. L. confirmare; con + firmare to make firm, fr. firmus firm. See {Firm}.] 1. To make firm or firmer; to add… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confirming — Confirm Con*firm , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Confrmed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Confirming}.] [OE. confermen, confirmen, OF. confermer, F. confirmer, fr. L. confirmare; con + firmare to make firm, fr. firmus firm. See {Firm}.] 1. To make firm or firmer; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thymoma — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 13067 ICD10 = C37.9, D60 ICD9 = ICD9|164.0, ICD9|212.6 ICDO = 8580 OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001086 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2752 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|med|3448… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”