Assertion vs Confirm - What's the difference?

assertion | confirm |


As a noun assertion

is the act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.

As a verb confirm is

to strengthen; to make firm or resolute.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

assertion

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of asserting, or that which is asserted; positive declaration or averment; affirmation; statement asserted; position advanced.
  • Maintenance; vindication; as, the assertion of one's rights or prerogatives.
  • (computing) A statement in a program asserting a condition expected to be true at a particular point, used in debugging.
  • Anagrams

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    confirm

    English

    Alternative forms

    * confirme (obsolete)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • 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:
  • Elizabeth, daughter of Henry VIII, was baptized and confirmed at the age of three days.
  • To assure the accuracy of previous statements.
  • Antonyms

    * infirm * disconfirm * deny * dispute * contradict * question

    See also

    * verify * corroborate * establish * prove