verb (used with object)
to establish the truth, accuracy, validity, or genuineness of; corroborate; verify:
This report confirms my suspicions.
to acknowledge with definite assurance:
Did the hotel confirm our room reservation?
to make valid or binding by some formal or legal act; sanction; ratify:
to confirm a treaty; to confirm her appointment to the Supreme Court.
to make firm or more firm; add strength to; settle or establish firmly:
Their support confirmed my determination to run for mayor.
to strengthen (a person) in habit, resolution, opinion, etc.:
The accident confirmed him in his fear of driving.
to administer the religious rite of confirmation to.
to confirm (an arrangement, agreement, etc) again: reconfirm your return flight on arrival
(may take a clause as object) to prove to be true or valid; corroborate; verify
(may take a clause as object) to assert for a second or further time, so as to make more definite: he confirmed that he would appear in court
to strengthen or make more firm: his story confirmed my doubts
to make valid by a formal act or agreement; ratify
to administer the rite of confirmation to
[kon-fer-mey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn fərˈmeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of confirming. 2. the state of being confirmed. 3. something that confirms, as a corroborative statement or piece of evidence: His birth certificate served as confirmation of his citizenship. 4. a rite administered to baptized persons, in some churches as a sacrament for confirming and strengthening […]
verb (used without object) 1. to act in accordance or harmony; comply (usually followed by to): to conform to rules. 2. to act in accord with the prevailing standards, attitudes, practices, etc., of society or a group: One has to conform in order to succeed in this company. 3. to be or become similar in […]
or reconnoissance [ri-kon-uh-suh ns, -zuh ns] /rɪˈkɒn ə səns, -zəns/ noun 1. the act of reconnoitering. 2. Military. a search made for useful military information in the field, especially by examining the ground. 3. Surveying, Civil Engineering. a general examination or survey of a region, usually followed by a detailed survey. 4. Geology. an examination […]
noun 1. a specially equipped and armed car used for making military reconnaissance.