Attested vs Affirmed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between attested and affirmed
is that attested
) while affirmed
As an adjective attested
is proven; shown to be true with evidence.
Proven; shown to be true with evidence
Supported with testimony
Certified as good, correct, or pure
* 1599 , , First Folio edition, Act V, Scene 1:
- A Contract of eternall bond of loue,
- Confirm'd by mutuall ioynder of your hands,
(linguistics) Of words or languages, proven to have existed by records.
- Atte?ted by the holy clo?e of lippes,
* The word slæpwerig'' (sleep-weary) is attested in the Exeter Book in the form ''slæpwerigne .
- A term should be included if it's likely that someone would run accross it and want to know what it means. This in turn leads to the somewhat more formal guideline of including a term if it is attested' and ' idiomatic .
To agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.
To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true.
* Bible, Acts xxv. 19
- She affirmed that she would go when I asked her.
To support or encourage.
- Jesus, whom Paul affirmed to be alive
To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially (legal) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appelate court for review.
- They did everything they could to affirm the children's self-confidence.
* affirmative action