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Synonyms for affirm

Synonyms for affirm

to put into words positively and with conviction

to accept officially

Synonyms for affirm

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

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I on the contrary affirm that I am still blind; for when I lost the use of my eyes, I saw in my house various chattels and valuable goods: but now, though he swears I am cured of my blindness, I am not able to see a single thing in it.
That Hesiod was of this opinion very many writers affirm who were earlier than the critic Aristophanes; for he was the first to reject the "Precepts", in which book this maxim occurs, as a work of that poet.
And there are people who affirm that such a thing as distance exists.
We must affirm nothing until we are in a position to do so.
Yes," replied Barbicane; "Herschel has put forward an opinion, but he did not venture to affirm it.
The Gauchos unanimously affirm, and there is no reason to doubt their statement, that the male bird alone hatches the eggs, and for some time afterwards accompanies the young.
The Gauchos unanimously affirm that several females lay in one nest.
Fitch affirms the following insurance subsidiaries' IFS ratings at 'AA+' with a Stable Outlook:
NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings affirms the following First Horizon Home Loan Mortgage Trust issues as follows:
NEW YORK -- Fitch affirms all classes from the following Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) Mortgage Securities Corp.