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af·firm

affirm

 
 
pronunciation:
frm
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part of speech: verb
inflections: affirms, affirming, affirmed
definition: to state or declare as true.
I affirmed that I had washed my hands before sitting down to eat.
synonyms:
assert, claim, declare, maintain, state
antonyms:
contradict, deny
similar words:
acknowledge, allege, attest, profess, pronounce, swear
derivation: affirming (adj.)
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