Definition for AF-FIRM'

AF-FIRM', v.t. [afferm'; L. affirmo; ad and firmo, to make firm. See Firm.]

  1. To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to declare the existence of something; to maintain as true, opposed to deny. Of one Jesus whom Paul affirmed to be alive. – Acts xxv.
  2. To make firm; to establish, confirm or ratify; as, the Supreme court affirmed the judgment.

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