Affirm

Definition of Affirm

Af`firm´   Pronunciation: ăf`fẽrm´
v. t.1.(Law) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review.
[imp. & p. p. Affirmed (-fẽrmd"); p. pr. & vb. n. Affirming.]
2.To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true; - opposed to deny.
Jesus, . . . whom Paul affirmed to be alive.
- Acts xxv. 19.
3.(Law) To declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial sanction. See Affirmation, 4.
v. i.1.To declare or assert positively.
Not that I so affirm, though so it seem
To thee, who hast thy dwelling here on earth.
- Milton.
2.(Law) To make a solemn declaration, before an authorized magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by affirmation.

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