con·firm vt1 a: to make valid by necessary formal approvalthe debtor's chapter 13 plan confirm ed by the courtb: to vote approval ofconfirm a nomination2: to give formal acknowledgment of receipt of3: to remove doubt about by authoritative act or indisputable facta consent decree confirm ing Capt. Brown's right to his cargo — W. G. Young
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
accede, accord, accredit, acknowledge, acquiesce, add strength to, adhere, agree to, agree with, ally, approve, assent, attest, authenticate, authorize, avow, charter, commend, comprobare, concede, concur, consent, corroborate, countersign, document, endorse, establish, fortify, give one's word for, give security, guarantee, homologate, join in a compact, legalize, license, make firm, make valid, pass, permit, prove, ratify, recognize, sancire, sanction, seal, second, support, sustain, uphold, validate, verify, vote for, vouch for
- Confirmare nemo potest prius quam jus ei acciderit — No one can confirm a right before it accrues to him- Confirmare est id firmum facere quod prius in flrmum fuit — To confirm is to make firm that which had been infirm- Confirmat usum qui toll it abusum. — He confirms a use who removes an abuseII index accept (admit as sufficient), accept (assent), accredit, acknowledge (verify), admit (concede), affirm (uphold), agree (comply), appoint, approve, ascertain, assent, assure (insure), attest, authorize, avouch (avow), avow, bind (obligate), bond (secure a debt), certify (approve), certify (attest), corroborate, cosign, countenance, countersign, demonstrate (establish), determine, document, endorse, ensure, establish (show), evidence, fix (make firm), indorse, legalize, notarize, pass (approve), prove, reaffirm, reassure, reveal, seal (solemnize), sign, subscribe (sign), substantiate, support (corroborate), swear, uphold, validate, vouch, witness (attest to)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.(1) To show that a statement is correct; to state that a fact is true.(2) To formally install someone in office; to ratify.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.