- 1to state firmly or publicly that something is true or that you support something strongly synonym confirm
- 2 affirm something Both sides affirmed their commitment to the cease-fire. The decision was affirmed by the appellate court. affirm that… I can affirm that no one will lose their job.
NAmE//əˈfərm//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they affirm
he / she / it affirms
past simple affirmed
-ing form affirming
affirmationjump to other results
NAmE//ˌæfərˈmeɪʃn//noun [uncountable, countable] She nodded in affirmation.