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Definition of affirm:

  1. to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review.
  2. To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true; - opposed to deny.
  3. To declare or assert positively.
  4. To declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial sanction. See Affirmation, 4.
  5. To make a solemn declaration, before an authorized magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by affirmation.

Synonyms:

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