confirmverbuk /kənˈfɜːm/ us /-ˈfɝːm/
confirm verb (MAKE CERTAIN)
confirm verb (PROVE TRUE)
- He will not confirm or deny the allegations.
- His words to the press were deliberately equivocal - he didn't deny the reports but neither did he confirm them.
- In the film, he plays a spy whose mission is to confirm the verity of a secret military document.
- The low profit figures simply confirmed my worst fears.
- Initial reports say that seven people have died, though this has not yet been confirmed.