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Verb: affirm  u'furm
  1. Establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
    "his story affirmed my doubts";
    - confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support
     
  2. To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    "Before God I affirm I am innocent";
    - verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
     
  3. Say yes to

Derived forms: affirming, affirmed, affirms

Type of: declare, pronounce

Antonym: negate

Encyclopedia: Affirm