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(of a person) Firmly established in a particular habit, belief, or way of life and unlikely to change,
  1. (of a person) Firmly established in a particular habit, belief, or way of life and unlikely to change
    • - a confirmed bachelor
    • - a confirmed teetotaler

  1. of persons; not subject to change; "a confirmed bachelor"; "a confirmed invalid"
  2. having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation; "confirmed reservations"; "received confirmed reports of casualties"; "a confirmed Catholic"
  3. (confirm) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
  4. (confirm) strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
  5. (confirm) support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
  6. (confirmation) additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
  7. (Confirmation (composition)) "Confirmation" is a bebop standard composed by saxophonist Charlie Parker in 1946. It is known as a challenging number due to its long, complex head and rapid chord changes, which feature an extended cycle of fifths.
  8. (Confirmation (education)) Tenure commonly refers to life tenure in a job and specifically to a senior academic's contractual right not to have his or her position terminated without just cause.
  9. (Confirmation (epistemology)) Verificationism is the idea that a statement or question only has meaning if there is some way to determine if the statement is true, or what the answer to the question is.
  10. (Confirmation (Latter Day Saints)) In the Latter Day Saint movement, Confirmation, also called The Gift of the Holy Ghost, is an ordinance involving the laying on of hands performed after baptism, in which the initiate becomes an official member of the congregation and receives spiritual gifts. ...
  11. (Confirmation (Lutheran Church)) Confirmation in the Lutheran Church is a public profession of faith prepared for by long and careful instruction. ...
  12. (Confirmation (Roman Catholic Church)) Confirmation, also known as Chrismation, is one of the seven sacraments through which Catholics pass in the process of their religious upbringing. According to Catholic doctrine, in this sacrament they receive the Holy Spirit.
  13. (confirm) To strengthen; to make firm; To confer the Christian sacrament of confirmation; To assure the accuracy of previous statements
  14. (confirmation) An official indicator that things will happen as planned; Verification that something has happened; A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian Churches, often including a ceremony of anointing
  15. (confirm) to show/state that something is certain
  16. (confirm) v.  provide evidence for the truth or correctness of (a report, an opinion, etc); establish the truth of
  17. (Confirm) to make sure of the truth of
  18. (CONFIRM) Short for a confirmation. It is ABI policy to confirm each scheduled deposition (or "job") with the taking law firm the day before the deposition is scheduled to occur. ...
  19. (Confirm) The process of approving gubernatorial appointments to executive departments and many boards and commissions.
  20. (confirm (confirmation)) Communication with outside parties to authenticate internal evidence.
  21. (confirm) "To ascertain through appropriate inquiry and investigation." DSG 1.9.
  22. Confirm means "to make certain or establish". When we send out an offer of admission, we always ask you to "confirm" the offer. What we're asking is that you let us know whether you accept or decline the offer.
  23. (Confirmation) The written statement that follows any "trade" in the securities markets. Confirmation is issued immediately after a trade is executed. It spells out settlement date, terms, commission, etc.
  24. (Confirmation) Ceremony in which person takes on themselves the promises made at their baptism by their Godparents and Parents. i.e. ...
  25. (Confirmation) With regards to EDI, a formal notice (by message or code) from an electronic mailbox system or EDI server indicating that a message sent to a trading partner has reached its intended mailbox or been retrieved by the addressee.