Adjective "Affirming" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Affirming


    Definition:

    1. to state or assert positively; maintain as true: to affirm one's loyalty to one's country; He affirmed that all was well.

    2. to confirm or ratify: The appellate court affirmed the judgment of the lower court.

    3. to assert solemnly: He affirmed his innocence.

    4. to express agreement with or commitment to; uphold; support: to affirm human rights. verb (used without object)

    5. Law. to state something solemnly before a court or magistrate, but without oath.

    Origin:
    affirm

    Examples:

    "criteria can be affirming."