affirmation (part of speech: noun)
confirmation, promise, testimony, sanction, verification, certification, assertion, pledge, submission, acknowledgment, validation, declaration, proclamation, corroboration, affirmation, pronouncement, assurance, statement, oath, attestation, endorsement, warranty, approval, admission, ratification
- If the alteration of these hopes and fears have proved too strong for my reason at last, I cannot help it; and this it is which now leads me to make this avowal to you." - "The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer, Complete", Charles James Lever (1806-1872).
- No avowal could have been more disastrous to his cause. - "The Valley of Decision", Edith Wharton.
- It is in this herbal that we find the first avowal of disbelief in the supposed powers of the mandrake. - "The Old English Herbals", Eleanour Sinclair Rohde.