What is another word for confirm?

Pronunciation: [kənfˈɜːm] (IPA)

The word "confirm" can be used in various contexts, such as confirming an appointment, confirming a suspicion or confirming a decision. There are several synonyms that can be used in place of "confirm" depending on the context. Here are some examples of synonyms for "confirm": verify, validate, affirm, attest, assure, certify, corroborate, establish, prove, reassert, ratify, endorse. Each of these words has a slightly different nuance and can be used to convey a specific meaning. For instance, "verify" suggests a need for careful examination or investigation, while "certify" implies an official endorsement. By using these synonyms, you can add variety and clarity to your writing or speech, and avoid repeating the same word over and over again, making your language more precise and eloquent.

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What are the opposite words for confirm?

The word "confirm" means to validate, approve, or establish something that has been previously discussed or agreed upon. Antonyms for "confirm" include invalidate, negate, disprove, refute, reject, dispute, and deny. Invalidating something means to render it without any legal or binding effect. Negating means denying the existence or truth of something. Disproving means showing that something is false or incorrect. Refuting means proving that something is wrong or false. Rejecting something means refusing to acknowledge, accept, or consider it. Disputing means questioning or challenging the validity or authenticity of something. Denying means stating that something is not true or did not happen. All these antonyms for "confirm" convey the opposite meaning and can be used according to context.

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Usage examples for Confirm

The morrow was to dispel or confirm those fears; so he awaited it with impatience.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
The penetrating night chill appeared to confirm this supposition.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
There was something about him that convinced me he was a doctor, like Dorris, though I heard nothing and saw nothing to confirm the belief.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe

Famous quotes with Confirm

  • I will not comment on or confirm what are alleged to be stolen State Department cables. But I can say that the United States deeply regrets the disclosure of any information that was intended to be confidential, including private discussions between counterparts or our diplomats' personal assessments and observations.
    Hillary Clinton
  • The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.
    Alexander Cockburn
  • The statements of four witnesses of unquestioned integrity, traveling with me that day, attest that such comments were never made and confirm that it simply did not happen.
    Paul Crouch
  • Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
    Lawrence Durrell
  • I think that the majority of messages are validating messages to confirm the survival of conscious. And many times that validation message is negative or sad.
    John Edward

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