Affirm Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Affirm

Having received approval.
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(Law) To acknowledge and justify, as an act done. See avowry.
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To declare to be a fact.
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To confirm or verify, to affirm the validity of.
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To show to be true or real by giving evidence; prove; confirm
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The act of affirming the truth of one’s statement. It serves the same purpose as an oath and is usually done when the declarant objects to making an oath on religious or ethical ground.
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To do or experience something again, especially to win a championship for a second time in a row.
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(With on or upon or (that + ordinary verb form)) To hold up a claim emphatically.
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Vouched for; guaranteed
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A formal statement; proclamation
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(Logic) The act of making something the subject or predicate of a proposition
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Affirmation or approval; adoption of an action that was done on one’s behalf and treating that action as if it had been authorized by that person before the fact of it having been done. By ratifying an act or action, a person becomes responsible for the consequences of that act or action. Ratification by a two-thirds vote of Congress is needed to propose a constitutional amendment, which must then be ratified by three fourths of the states for it to take effect.
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The definition of allege means to say something unproven or something without any facts to verify it.
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To be favorable toward; think or declare to be good, satisfactory, etc.
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To cause to move backward or in a reverse direction:
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To acknowledge in writing on the face of (a check) that the signature of the maker is genuine and that there are sufficient funds on deposit for its payment.
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Check means to test, examine, compare or inspect something to see if it is as it should be.
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To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
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The definition of confirm is to approve or to establish the truth or make stronger.
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To contend is to believe something is a fact or to deal with a challenge.
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To make more certain the validity of; confirm; bolster; support
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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Endorse is defined as to give your approval to someone or something or to authorize the payment of a document by signing with one's signature.
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Positive; optimistic:
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Of, relating to, or being an element or construction used to make a statement:
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Of a religion, church etc.: formally recognized by a state as being official within that area.
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To affirm positively; declare:
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Depose is defined as to forcefully and suddenly remove someone from office, or to testify or present evidence under oath in a legal proceeding.
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To make evident; indicate; show
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(Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
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Maintain is defined as to keep in a current state in order to prevent from failing or breaking or to carry on or to support or provide.
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To certify or attest to (the validity of a signature on a document, for example) as a notary public.
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To profess is to declare something, often out loud.
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To affirm or approve, usually after the fact.
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To assure again; repeat a confident declaration or promise
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To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality.
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To give an official marking to, generally by impressing or imprinting a design or symbol.
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(Law) To give evidence under oath
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To testify means to serve as a witness in court, or to declare the truth of something.
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To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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To make binding under the law; give legal force to; declare legally valid
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To make a solemn resolution to do, get, etc.
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To witness is defined as to observe an event taking place or to give evidence.
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Argue is defined as to verbally disagree with someone.
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To grasp or grip.
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To state as a determination of fact:
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(With relationship implied by context) To obtain (a pet) from a shelter or the wild.
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To approve; adopt:
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To authorize or permit; countenance
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Sustain is defined as to support something or to endure a trial or hardship.
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To prove to be true by demonstration, evidence, or testimony; confirm or substantiate
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To make something certain.
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To predicate is to agree that something is a quality or property of someone.
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To indicate formally one's approval or support of (a motion, nomination, etc.) as a necessary preliminary to discussion of or a vote on it
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(US, slang) To declare (chiefly in first-person present constructions).
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Antonyms for Affirm

To deny is defined as to refuse to admit something, refuse to agree to something, refuse to acknowledge something or refuse to accept something.
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To nullify is to invalidate something or cancel the effectiveness of something.
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To make negative:
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To prevent or delay (a legislative bill) from becoming law by exercising the power of veto.
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Words Related to Affirm

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To state positively; declare; affirm
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To make a solemn promise. See also oath.
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To receive or admit to; to agree to; to assent to; to submit to.
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(Informal, Dial.) To take legal action (against)
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