Definition of affirm Pronunciation
1. To agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.
She affirmed that she would go when I asked her.
2. To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true.
3. To support or encourage.
They did everything they could to affirm the children's self-confidence.
4. To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially legal to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appelate court for review.
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English - English - affirm Pronunciation
v. confirm; claim; state to be true
English - Spanish - affirm Pronunciation
v. afirmar, alegar, asegurar, aseverar, declarar formalmente; ratificar, confirmar
English - French - affirm Pronunciation
v. affirmer, soutenir; confirmer, homologuer
English - German - affirm Pronunciation
v. bestätigen; behaupten; verkünden
English - Indonesian - affirm Pronunciation
v. menegaskan, mengiakan, memperteguh, memperteguhkan, memperkukuh, memperkukuhkan, menguatkan, mensahkan
English - Italian - affirm Pronunciation
v. affermare, asserire, dichiarare; confermare; (Dir) dichiarare solennemente
English - Polish - affirm Pronunciation
v. twierdzić, utrzymywać, zaręczać, potwierdzać, zatwierdzać, upewniać, potwierdzić, zatwierdzić, upewnić
English - Portuguese - affirm Pronunciation
v. afirmar, aceitar, confirmar; opinar; declarar
English - Romanian - affirm Pronunciation
v. afirma, susţine, confirma {jur.}, mărturisi, zice
English - Russian - affirm Pronunciation
г. подтверждать, утверждать, торжественно заявлять, скреплять подписью
English - Turkish - affirm Pronunciation
f. söylemek, ileri sürmek, iddia etmek, beyan etmek, bildirmek, doğrulamak, onaylamak
English - Ukrainian - affirm Pronunciation
v. твердити, стверджувати, підтверджувати, заява: робити заяву, урочисто заявляти, скріпляти підписом
English - Dutch - affirm Pronunciation
ww. bevestigen, bekrachtigen; toegeven
English - Greek - affirm Pronunciation
ρήμ. δηλώνω υπεύθυνα [νομ.], βεβαιώνω
English - Arabic - affirm Pronunciation
‏أكد، ثبت، قرر، جزم، علم مؤكدا، أيد‏
English - Chinese - affirm Pronunciation
(动) 坚称, 申明, 断言; 证明; 确认, 证实; 断言; 提供正式证词
English - Chinese - affirm Pronunciation
(動) 堅稱, 申明, 斷言; 證明; 確認, 證實; 斷言; 提供正式證詞
English - Hindi - affirm Pronunciation
v. दृढ़ता के साथ कहना, विधिपूर्वक पुष्ट करना, दावे से कहना
English - Japanese - affirm Pronunciation
(動) 断言する; …と主張する; 誓う
English - Korean - affirm Pronunciation
동. 단언하다, 확언하다; 확신을 갖고 주장하다; 사실임을 진술하다
English - Vietnamese - affirm Pronunciation
v. xác nhận, quả quyết, chứng thật

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Synonyms for affirm
1. assert: declare, swear, maintain, warrant, aver, claim, depose
2. approve: confirm, endorse, establish, ratify
Verb forms for affirm
Present participle: affirming
Present: affirm (3.person: affirms)
Past: affirmed
Future: will affirm
Present conditional: would affirm
Present Perfect: have affirmed (3.person: has affirmed)
Past Perfect: had affirmed
Future Perfect: will have affirmed
Past conditional: would have affirmed