AFFIRM, v.t. afferm' L. affirmo; ad and firmo, to make firm. See Firm.
1. To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to declare the existence of something; to maintain as true; opposed to deny.
Of one Jesus whom Paul affirmed to be alive. Acts 25.
2. To make firm; to establish, confirm or ratify; as, the Supreme court affirmed the judgment.