Affirm


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Affirm

  • (verb) state emphatically or publicly; “he affirmed that they would lend military assistance”
  • (verb) declare one’s support for; uphold; defend; “the charter affirmed the right of national minorities to use their own language”
  • (law) accept or confirm the validity of (a judgement or agreement); ratify;”the Court of Appeal affirmed a decision of the High Court”
  • (law) make a formal declaration rather than taking an oath; “he refused to take the oath but chose simply to affirm on being admitted to the Privy Council”
  • (verb) offer (someone) emotional support or encouragement; “there are five common ways parents fail to affirm their children”

Affirm (अफर्म) meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi Dictionary)

  • मान लेना, स्वीकार करना, पुष्टि करना, प्रतिज्ञान करना, अनुमोदन करना, दावे से कहना

Affirm Origin

  • Middle English (in the sense ‘make firm’): via Old French from Latin affirmare, from ad- ‘to’ + firmus ‘strong’.

Affirm in a sentence (word usage in recent newspaper)

  • In fact, every industry statesman will affirm that leadership centred around values is inevitable for the building of a legacy.
  • As a litterateur, I affirm that the current so-called “intolerance” by regional and nation media is of no help.
  • YSR Congress MLAs affirm faith in Jagan’s leadership.
  • The violent battle on 22 March in Hyderabad University seems part of an ongoing coordinated action to affirm dominance and power.
  • Ask firmly, negotiate smartly, affirm gently, and settle happily!

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of affirm

  • Affirm = A + ‘firm’ statement

Affirm pronunciation

You Must Affirm What You Want! (Law Of Attraction)


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