affirm

[ uh-furm ]SEE DEFINITION OF affirm

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFIRM

It is said that my reply was very eloquent, but I cannot affirm that that reply was really made by me.

Then, if we do not know it, why do we affirm that it exists?

Some affirm that they inhabit now on one side of the river, now on another.

All did him the justice to affirm that while there he behaved like a hero.

This I can affirm—Lucien is not the worst member of the Bonaparte family.

So likely too, seeing that I affirm injustice to be profitable and justice not.

Their instinctive dislike to pleasure leads them to affirm that pleasure is only the absence of pain.

And you may affirm this in a proposition to your companion, or make the remark mentally to yourself.

It must affirm itself, or no forms of logic or of oath can give it evidence.

We cannot affirm that words have no meaning when taken out of their connexion in the history of thought.

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