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 Meanings and Examples of CONFIRM
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 v.  support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify
Classic Sentence: (173 in 12 pages)
1  His craving was for the companionship of one whose point of view should justify his own, who should confirm, by deliberate observation, the truth to which his intuitions had leaped.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
2  His understanding of Lily helped to confirm her own belief in her friend.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
3  I believe that botanists do not confirm Fuchs's story, but insist that the sunflower was native to those plains.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: IV
4  She got it into her head that Victor was in love with Mrs. Pontellier, and he gave her evasive answers, framed so as to confirm her belief.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXIX
5  It was too obvious now that their situation was imminently perilous to need the aid of language to confirm it.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 20
6  Heyward was not slow to confirm an opinion that was so favorable to his own pretensions.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 29
7  I had the good fortune to seize upon that, and everything which has occurred since then has served to confirm my original supposition, and, indeed, was the logical sequence of it.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
8  You say you are an orphan, without a friend in the world; all the inquiries I have been able to make, confirm the statement.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
9  You will soon be able to judge of the general credit due, by listening to some particulars which you can yourself immediately contradict or confirm.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 21
10  Of course he must confirm your engagement, but between ourselves it will be all right.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In IV. The Adventure of The Stockbroker's Clerk
11  It was a simple story which he had to tell, and one which did but confirm our own deductions.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In X. The Adventure of The Greek Interpreter
12  They certainly confirm the very high opinion which I had formed of his abilities.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
13  I eagerly hope that you will confirm this intelligence soon in your own handwriting.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 6
14  Your threats cannot move me to do an act of wickedness; but they confirm me in a determination of not creating you a companion in vice.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
15  That little babe hath been gifted with a voice, to second and confirm the counsel which thou hast heard.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In III. THE RECOGNITION
Example Sentence: (45 in 4 pages)
16  He was confirmed posthumously as a member of the Chinese Communist Party.
17  His appointment must be confirmed by the Senate foreign relations committee, whose chairman is now the Democrat Joe Biden.
18  Preliminary results show that the vaccine is effective, but this has to be confirmed by further medical trials.
19  New evidence has confirmed the first witness's story.
20  Temperature records have unequivocally confirmed the existence of global warming.
21  Our guess was confirmed by calculation.
22  My suspicions were confirmed when police raided the property.
23  A positive pregnancy test soon confirmed her intuitive feelings.
24  The doctor's report confirmed our worst fears.
25  He was confirmed as captain for the rest of the season.
26  This album confirmed The Orb's status as national stars, going straight to Number One in the charts.
27  The Post Office has confirmed that up to fifteen thousand jobs could be lost.
28  One of the reasons why these cases cannot be confirmed is because of the shortage of materials to perform the analysis.
29  His death initially believed to be related to his heart condition was later confirmed as a drug overdose from a mixture of heroin and cocaine.
30  A congressional inquiry found no evidence to support this, though it confirmed that the Brazilian team had agreed to play an inordinate number of friendlies that drained the players' energies.