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synonyms for affirming

  • assert
  • confirm
  • declare
  • guarantee
  • insist
  • maintain
  • profess
  • ratify
  • repeat
  • asseverate
  • attest
  • aver
  • avouch
  • avow
  • certify
  • cinch
  • clinch
  • ice
  • okay
  • predicate
  • pronounce
  • set
  • state
  • swear
  • testify
  • vouch
  • witness
  • cross heart
  • have a lock on
  • lock up
  • nail down
  • put on ice
  • rubber-stamp
  • say so
  • swear on bible
  • swear up and down
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antonyms for affirming

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  • deny
  • forget
  • veto
  • disavow
  • refute
  • reject
  • renounce
  • repudiate
  • negate
  • nullify
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How to use affirming in a sentence

Then, Saturday morning, after our Politics Report published describing the discrepancy, the Labor Council released a brief statement affirming that its delegates had, indeed, voted to endorse Montgomery Steppe.
MORNING REPORT: COUNCIL PREZ RACE REVIVING SOME 2018 TENSIONSVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 25, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It is like a prayer, affirming that this is what the cinema can be, no matter how far in our cynicism we may stray.
SOUMITRA CHATTERJEE, CELEBRATED INDIAN ACTOR AND ‘ONE-MAN STOCK COMPANY’ FOR SATYAJIT RAY, DIES AT 85HARRISON SMITHNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
As a scholar whose research focuses on the ethics of communication and as a yoga teacher, I’m interested in how people use rituals and rhetoric to affirm their interconnectedness with one another—and with the world.
NAMASTE BECAME THE PERFECT PANDEMIC GREETING—BUT DOES THE WEST REALLY UNDERSTAND IT?JEREMY DAVID ENGELSOCTOBER 8, 2020QUARTZ
“I’m sorry, Lyndsay, it’s breast cancer,” affirmed the radiologist.
THE ANATOMY OF A BREAST CANCER SURVIVOR: ‘EARLY DETECTION SAVED MY LIFE’CHARLI PENNOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Kipchoge belongs to that rare category of athlete whose dominance seems to affirm a supernatural order.
ELIUD KIPCHOGE’S STREAK COMES TO AN END IN LONDONMARTIN FRITZ HUBEROCTOBER 5, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
He sent to heaven for a chapter of the Koran, affirming that his wife was faithful.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Before affirming that we live a reasonable life, we must determine what is the doctrine of the life which we regard as reasonable.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
We are denying its existence in the very act of affirming it.
THEISM OR ATHEISMCHAPMAN COHEN
Then these were interpreted, questions were raised in reference to them, and the grounds of affirming or denying were presented.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME VJOHN LORD
She would knock at my Study door, affirming that some one below would be glad to see me, tho there was none that askd for me.
IRISH WITCHCRAFT AND DEMONOLOGYST. JOHN D. (ST. JOHN DRELINCOURT) SEYMOUR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFIRMING

  • acknowledging
  • acquiescent
  • affirmatory
  • affirming
  • approving
  • complying
  • concurring
  • confirmative
  • confirmatory
  • confirming
  • consenting
  • corroborative
  • endorsing
  • favorable
  • positive
  • supporting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.