Definitions of confirmatory

  1. Pertaining to the rite of confirmation. Newage Dictionary DB
  2. Giving additional strength to. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Helping to confirm or establish. confirmative. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. Serving to confirm. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. Serving to confirm; affording additional proof. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for confirmatory

  1. A thousand confirmatory details leaped into her mind: the rich, sweet voices- the dramatic ability- the banjo- the deprecatory air of timidity- the self- conscious unwillingness to take the leading position to which their talents and beauty gave them a right. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  2. Even in that moment she did not forget that she knew her own mother, for she took the precaution to elicit a confirmatory letter from her mother's attorney, under guise of thanking him for the friendly interest he had " ever manifested" in the welfare of the Lansdales. – The Boss of Little Arcady by Harry Leon Wilson