Definition of affirmation :
1. A solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury, by persons who conscientiously decline taking an oath, which declaration is in law equivalent to an oath.
2. Confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law.
3. That which is asserted; an assertion; a positive statement; an averment; as, an affirmation, by the vender, of title to property sold, or of its quality.
4. The act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; - opposed to negation or denial.
profession, admiration, evidence, announcement, insistence, avouchment, asseveration, compliment, deposition, law, affidavit, witness, averment, command, apologia, regard, program line, apology, acclaim, praise, proof, recognition, a pat on the back, argument, instruction, financial statement, accusation, affirm, credit, brownie points, allegation
approval (part of speech: noun)
authorization (part of speech: noun)
affirmation (part of speech: noun)
certification, pledge, admission, statement, testimony, proclamation, avowal, oath, verification, assertion, corroboration, promise, validation, attestation, pronouncement, warranty, assurance, acknowledgment, declaration
compliance (part of speech: noun)
deference, resignation, obedience, fulfillment, acquiescence, obeisance, homage, fealty, concurrence, compliance, submissiveness, servility, observance, willingness, agreement, conformance, genuflection, conformity, respect, surrender, submission, capitulation, adherence, meekness
pretext (part of speech: noun)
guarantee (part of speech: noun)
- It has allowed itself unlimited licence of affirmation concerning the most remote and difficult matters. - "Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant", Edward Moore.
- But Mrs. Muscovitz added her affirmation. - "Comrade Yetta", Albert Edwards.
- The method is one of realization as well as affirmation. - "Mastery of Self", Frank Channing Haddock.