confirmatory
adjective Date: 1636 serving to confirm ; corroborative <
a confirmatory test
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  • Confirmatory — Con*firm a*to*ry, a. Serving to confirm; corroborative. [1913 Webster] A fact confirmatory of the conclusion. I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. Pertaining to the rite of confirmation. Compton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confirmatory — index affirmative, convincing, demonstrative (illustrative) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • confirmatory — [kən fʉr′mə tôr΄ē] adj. confirming or tending to confirm: also confirmative …   English World dictionary

  • confirmatory — confirm ► VERB 1) establish the truth or correctness of. 2) state with assurance that something is true. 3) make definite or formally valid. 4) (confirm in) reinforce (someone) in (an opinion or feeling). 5) (usu. be confirmed) administer the… …   English terms dictionary

  • confirmatory — /keuhn ferr meuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. serving to confirm; corroborative. Also, confirmative. [1630 40; < ML confirmatorius, equiv. to L confirma(re) (see CONFIRM) + torius TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • confirmatory — adjective That which confirms, as ones word …   Wiktionary

  • confirmatory — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. corroborative, agreeing, confirming, substantiating; see affirmative …   English dictionary for students

  • confirmatory — adj. serving to confirm, corroborative …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confirmatory — a. Corroborating, corroborative …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • confirmatory — con·fir·ma·to·ry …   English syllables

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