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Conform vs. Confirm

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Wikipedia
  • Conform (verb)

    }} To act in accordance with expectations; to behave in the manner of others, especially as a result of social pressure.

  • Conform (verb)

    To be in accordance with a set of specifications or regulations, or with a policy or guideline.

  • Conform (verb)

    To make similar in form or nature; to make suitable for a purpose; to adapt.

  • Confirm (verb)

    To strengthen; to make firm or resolute.

  • Confirm (verb)

    To administer the sacrament of confirmation on (someone).

  • Confirm (verb)

    To assure the accuracy of previous statements.

Wiktionary
  • Conform (adjective)

    Of the same form; similar in import; conformable.

  • Conform

    To shape in accordance with; to make like; to bring into harmony or agreement with; - usually with to or unto.

  • Conform (verb)

    To be in accord or harmony; to comply; to be obedient; to submit; - with to or with.

  • Conform (verb)

    To comply with the usages of the Established Church; to be a conformist.

  • Confirm

    To make firm or firmer; to add strength to; to establish; as, health is confirmed by exercise.

  • Confirm

    To strengthen in judgment or purpose.

  • Confirm

    To give new assurance of the truth of; to render certain; to verify; to corroborate; as, to confirm a rumor.

  • Confirm

    To render valid by formal assent; to complete by a necessary sanction; to ratify; as, to confirm the appoinment of an official; the Senate confirms a treaty.

  • Confirm

    To administer the rite of confirmation to. See Confirmation, 3.

Webster Dictionary
  • Conform (verb)

    be similar, be in line with

  • Conform (verb)

    adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions;

    "We must adjust to the bad economic situation"

  • Confirm (verb)

    establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;

    "his story confirmed my doubts"

    "The evidence supports the defendant"

  • Confirm (verb)

    strengthen or make more firm;

    "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"

  • Confirm (verb)

    make more firm;

    "Confirm thy soul in self-control!"

  • Confirm (verb)

    as of a person to a position;

    "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"

  • Confirm (verb)

    administer the rite of confirmation to;

    "the children were confirmed in their mother's faith"

Princeton's WordNet

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