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confirm meaning

EN[kənˈfəːm] [-ɜː(r)m]
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    Definition of confirm in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGconfirmsPRconfirmingPT, PPconfirmedPREcon-
    1. To strengthen; to make firm or resolute.
      1. VT (Christianity) To administer the sacrament of confirmation on (someone).
        1. To assure the accuracy of previous statements.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The systemical effect was also confirmed by observed toxicities in the chicken embryos (black necrotic claws, recognized as the hand-foot syndrome) 48 h after sunitinib application.
            • Optimal poststent implantation and expansion were confirmed with IVUS.
            • GC-MS analysis confirmed that the major constituents of the essential oil of C. guidottii is α-santalene, although furanoeudesma-1,3-diene and curzerene also occurred in large amounts (Table  2).
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Verbs
            • Reporting verbs
              • Transitive verbs
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            Meaning of confirm for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "confirm" is a verb, more specifically, a reporting verb and a transitive verb.
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