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According to WordNet, the verb "confirm" has 5 sense(s).

201012073 strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account".

202474603 administer the rite of confirmation to; "the children were confirmed in their mother's faith".

202476518 support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense".

200665886 establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant".

200221840 make more firm; "Confirm thy soul in self-control!".

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