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Definitions of confirmation

  1. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. information that confirms or verifies Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. The act of confirming or strengthening; the act of establishing, ratifying, or sanctioning; as, the confirmation of an appointment. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. That which confirms; that which gives new strength or assurance; as to a statement or belief; additional evidence; proof; convincing testimony. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A rite supplemental to baptism, by which a person is admitted, through the laying on of the hands of a bishop, to the full privileges of the church, as in the Roman Catholic, the Episcopal Church, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. A conveyance by which a voidable estate is made sure and not voidable, or by which a particular estate is increased; a contract, express or implied, by which a person makes that firm and binding which was before voidable. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. The act of verifying, ratifying, making sure, etc.; evidence; admission to full communion after baptism. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. A making firm or sure: convincing proof: the right by which persons are admitted to full communion in the Episcopal Church. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Act of confirming; that which confirms; corroboration. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Confirmatory. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. The act of confirming; that which confirms; corroboration; proof. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The rite of full induction into certain churches. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. The act of confirming; additional corroborative evidence; the ceremony of admission into full church privilege by a bishop. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  17. The act of fixing, settling, or making more certain; evidence; proof; convincing testimony; admission to full Christian communion by laying on of the hands of the bishop. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Act of confirming; corroboration; rite administered to baptized persons in various Christian Churches. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. n. Act of confirming or establishing; —that which confirms; convincing testimony; additional proof; —ratification; —a rite in the Episcopal church. Cabinet Dictionary
  20. The act of establishing any thing or person ; evidence, additional proof; an ecclesiastical rite. Complete Dictionary
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