Affirmed - (imp. & p. p.) of Affirm
Affirming - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Affirm
Affirm - (v. t.) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order,
brought before an appellate court for review.
Affirm - (v. t.) To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver;
to maintain as true; -- opposed to deny.
Affirm - (v. t.) To declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial
sanction. See Affirmation, 4.
Affirm - (v. i.) To declare or assert positively.
Affirm - (v. i.) To make a solemn declaration, before an authorized
magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by
Affirmable - (a.) Capable of being affirmed, asserted, or declared; --
followed by of; as, an attribute affirmable of every just man.
Affirmance - (n.) Confirmation; ratification; confirmation of a voidable
Affirmance - (n.) A strong declaration; affirmation.
Affirmant - (n.) One who affirms or asserts.
Affirmant - (n.) One who affirms, instead of taking an oath.
Affirmation - (n.) Confirmation of anything established; ratification;
as, the affirmation of a law.
Affirmation - (n.) The act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion;
-- opposed to negation or denial.
Affirmation - (n.) That which is asserted; an assertion; a positive
statement; an averment; as, an affirmation, by the vender, of title to
property sold, or of its quality.
Affirmation - (n.) A solemn declaration made under the penalties of
perjury, by persons who conscientiously decline taking an oath, which
declaration is in law equivalent to an oath.
Affirmative - (a.) Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of
Affirmative - (a.) That affirms; asserting that the fact is so;
declaratory of what exists; answering "yes" to a question; -- opposed
to negative; as, an affirmative answer; an affirmative vote.
Affirmative - (a.) Positive; dogmatic.
Affirmative - (a.) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a
Affirmative - (a.) Positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to
be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted.
Affirmative - (n.) That which affirms as opposed to that which denies; an
affirmative proposition; that side of question which affirms or
maintains the proposition stated; -- opposed to negative; as, there
were forty votes in the affirmative, and ten in the negative.
Affirmative - (n.) A word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as,
yes, that is so, etc.
Affirmatively - (adv.) In an affirmative manner; on the affirmative side
of a question; in the affirmative; -- opposed to negatively.
Affirmatory - (a.) Giving affirmation; assertive; affirmative.
Affirmer - (n.) One who affirms.
Confirming - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Confirm
Confirm - (v. t.) To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to
establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise.
Confirm - (v. t.) To strengthen in judgment or purpose.
Confirm - (v. t.) To give new assurance of the truth of; to render
certain; to verify; to corroborate; as, to confirm a rumor.
Confirm - (v. t.) To render valid by formal assent; to complete by a
necessary sanction; to ratify; as, to confirm the appoinment of an
official; the Senate confirms a treaty.
Confirm - (v. t.) To administer the rite of confirmation to. See
Confirmable - (a.) That may be confirmed.
Confirmance - (n.) Confirmation.
Confirmation - (n.) The act of confirming or strengthening; the act of
establishing, ratifying, or sanctioning; as, the confirmation of an
Confirmation - (n.) That which confirms; that which gives new strength or
assurance; as to a statement or belief; additional evidence; proof;
Confirmation - (n.) A rite supplemental to baptism, by which a person is
admitted, through the laying on of the hands of a bishop, to the full
privileges of the church, as in the Roman Catholic, the Episcopal
Confirmation - (n.) A conveyance by which a voidable estate is made sure
and not voidable, or by which a particular estate is increased; a
contract, express or implied, by which a person makes that firm and
binding which was before voidable.
Confirmative - (a.) Tending to confirm or establish.
Confirmator - (n.) One who, or that which, confirms; a confirmer.
Confirmatory - (a. .) Serving to confirm; corroborative.
Confirmatory - (a. .) Pertaining to the rite of confirmation.
Confirmedly - (adv.) With confirmation.
Confirmedness - (n.) A fixed state.
Confirmee - (n.) One to whom anything is confirmed.
Confirmer - (n.) One who, or that which, confirms, establishes, or
ratifies; one who corroborates.
Confirmingly - (adv.) In a confirming manner.
Disaffirm - (v. t.) To assert the contrary of; to contradict; to deny; --
said of that which has been asserted.
Disaffirm - (v. t.) To refuse to confirm; to annul, as a judicial
decision, by a contrary judgment of a superior tribunal.
Disaffirmance - (n.) The act of disaffirming; denial; negation.
Disaffirmance - (n.) Overthrow or annulment by the decision of a superior
tribunal; as, disaffirmance of judgment.
Disaffirmation - (n.) The act of disaffirming; negation; refutation.
Firmament - (v. & a.) Fixed foundation; established basis.
Firmament - (v. & a.) The region of the air; the sky or heavens.
Firmament - (v. & a.) The orb of the fixed stars; the most rmote of the
Firmamental - (a.) Pertaining to the firmament; celestial; being of the
Firmans - (pl. ) of Firman
Firman - (n.) In Turkey and some other Oriental countries, a decree or
mandate issued by the sovereign; a royal order or grant; -- generally
given for special objects, as to a traveler to insure him protection
Firmer-chisel - (n.) A chisel, thin in proportion to its width. It has a
tang to enter the handle instead of a socket for receiving it.
Firmitude - (n.) Strength; stability.
Firmity - (n.) Strength; firmness; stability.
Firmless - (a.) Detached from substance.
Firmless - (a.) Infirm; unstable.
Firmly - (adv.) In a firm manner.
Firmness - (n.) The state or quality of being firm.
Firms - (a.) The principal rafters of a roof, especially a pair of
rafters taken together.
Infirm - (a.) Not firm or sound; weak; feeble; as, an infirm body; an
Infirm - (a.) Weak of mind or will; irresolute; vacillating.
Infirm - (a.) Not solid or stable; insecure; precarious.
Infirm - (v. t.) To weaken; to enfeeble.
Infirmarian - (n.) A person dwelling in, or having charge of, an
infirmary, esp. in a monastic institution.
Infirmaries - (pl. ) of Infirmary
Infirmary - (n.) A hospital, or place where the infirm or sick are lodged
and nursed gratuitously, or where out-patients are treated.
Infirmative - (a.) Weakening; annulling, or tending to make void.
Infirmatory - (n.) An infirmary.
Infirmities - (pl. ) of Infirmity
Infirmity - (a.) The state of being infirm; feebleness; an imperfection
or weakness; esp., an unsound, unhealthy, or debilitated state; a
disease; a malady; as, infirmity of body or mind.
Infirmity - (a.) A personal frailty or failing; foible; eccentricity; a
weakness or defect.
Infirmly - (adv.) In an infirm manner.
Infirmness - (n.) Infirmity; feebleness.
Misaffirm - (v. t.) To affirm incorrectly.
Obfirm - (v. t.) Alt. of Obfirmate
Obfirmate - (v. t.) To make firm; to harden in resolution.
Obfirmation - (n.) Hardness of heart; obduracy.
Reaffirm - (v. t.) To affirm again.
Reaffirmance - (n.) Alt. of Reaffirmation
Reaffirmation - (n.) A second affirmation.
Reconfirm - (v. t.) To confirm anew.
Unfirm - (a.) Infirm.
Unfirmness - (n.) Infirmness.