affirm

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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
affirm

Third-person singular
affirms

Past tense
affirmed

Past participle
affirmed

Present participle
affirming

  1. If you affirm someone, you agree with something that the person said.
    She affirmed that she would go when I asked her.
  2. If you affirm someone, you support or encourage them.
    His parents did everything they could to affirm the his self-confidence.