confirmatory

  • 1 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

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

    Law dictionary

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

    English World dictionary

  • 4 confirmatory — adjective Date: 1636 serving to confirm ; corroborative < a confirmatory test > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

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

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

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 confirmatory — adj. serving to confirm, corroborative …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 confirmatory — a. Corroborating, corroborative …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 11 confirmatory — con·fir·ma·to·ry …

    English syllables

  • 12 confirmatory — con•firm•a•to•ry [[t]kənˈfɜr məˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] also con•firm′a•tive adj. serving to confirm; corroborative • Etymology: 1630–40; < ML …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 confirmatory — /kɒnfəˈmeɪtəri/ (say konfuh maytuhree), /kənˈfɜmətri/ (say kuhn fermuhtree) adjective serving to confirm; corroborative. Also, confirmative …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 14 confirmatory — adjective serving to support or corroborate collateral evidence • Syn: ↑collateral, ↑confirmative, ↑confirming, ↑corroborative, ↑corroboratory, ↑substantiating, ↑substantiative, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 Confirmatory trial — A Confirmatory Trial can be defined as an adequately controlled trial where hypotheses are stated in advance and evaluated according to a protocol. This type of trial may be implemented when it is necessary to provide additional or firm evidence… …

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  • 16 Confirmatory factor analysis — In statistics, confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) is a special form of factor analysis. It is used to test whether measures of a construct are consistent with a researcher s understanding of the nature of that construct (or factor). In contrast… …

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  • 17 Presumptive and confirmatory tests — In medical and forensic science, a presumptive test is an analysis of a sample which establishes either: The sample is definitely not a certain substance The sample probably is the substance. For example, the Kastle Meyer test will show that a… …

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  • 18 adminicle — Confirmatory evidence; corroboration …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 corroborative — Confirmatory; tending to support or uphold …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20 Data analysis — Analysis of data is a process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of highlighting useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision making. Data analysis has multiple facets and approaches,… …

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