Confirm vs Affirm - What's the difference?
Confirm is a see also of affirm.
As verbs the difference between confirm and affirm
is that confirm
is to strengthen; to make firm or resolute while affirm
is to agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
* confirme (obsolete)
To strengthen; to make firm or resolute.
(Christianity) To administer the sacrament of confirmation on (someone).
* 1971 , , Religion and the Decline of Magic , Folio Society 2012, p. 35:
To assure the accuracy of previous statements.
- Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII, was baptized and confirmed at the age of three days.
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