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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To declare positively. To strengthen a feeling, belief, or idea.

Usage examples (23)
  • To affirm life is to deepen, to make more inward, and to exalt the will to live.
  • The sun does not more certainly shine in the heavens, than that which I now affirm is true.
  • The Gore brief asks the justices to "affirm" the Florida ruling.
  • If it's an issue for the states, constitutionally, why does Congress need to "affirm" that? for more
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