confirm confirm  /kən ˈfɜrm/


  1. (v) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
  2. (v) strengthen or make more firm
  3. (v) make more firm
  4. (v) support a person for a position
  5. (v) administer the rite of confirmation to


  1. Boeing set to confirm plans for larger 787 Dreamliner: sources

    (Reuters) - Boeing Co is poised to launch a larger member of its 787 Dreamliner jetliner family to meet demand for long-haul travel within Asia and other long-haul routes, sources told Reuters on Thursday. Long-discussed plans for a 323-seat version of the 787 are likely to be formally announced at next week's Paris Airshow, the sources said, confirming a Wall Street Journal report. "We have no ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Investigators: Murder suspect confesses to killing more than 30 people

    Police confirm a Tennessee Valley murder suspect may have been one busy killer. Jose Manuel Martinez is charged with murder for one killing in Lawrence county and may be connected to dozens of other murders.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WSFA 12 Montgomery

  3. Giants confirm Sandoval has strained foot tendon

    Giants confirm Sandoval has strained foot tendon
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CBS Sports


  1. "We, Heath's family can confirm the very tragic, untimely and accidental passing of our dearly loved son, brother and doting father of Matilda," Mr Ledger said in Perth. "He was down to earth, generous, kind hearted, life loving unselfish...
    on Jan 23, 2008 By: Heath Ledger Source: ic Wales

  2. "I can confirm that we are talking with some of the potential partners who have shown a clear interest," Chief Executive Dieter Zetsche told the annual meeting of the world's fifth-biggest carmaker.
    on Apr 4, 2007 By: Dieter Zetsche Source: Reuters India

  3. "These crimes confirm the defeat of these perpetrators and their failure in confronting our armed forces, which are determined to cleanse the dens of terrorism," al-Maliki said in a statement.
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Nouri al-Maliki Source: International Herald Tribune

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