Associations to the word «Confirmation»


CONFIRMATION, noun. An official indicator that things will happen as planned
CONFIRMATION, noun. Verification that something has happened
CONFIRMATION, noun. A sacrament of sealing and strengthening in many Christian Churches, often including a ceremony of anointing
CONFIRMATION BIAS, noun. (psychology) A cognitive bias towards confirmation of the hypothesis under study.
CONFIRMATION BIASES, noun. Plural of confirmation bias
CONFIRMATION NAME, noun. A name given usually by a pastor to a confirmand during a confirmation (or confirmation ceremony) common in most Christian denominations.
CONFIRMATION NAMES, noun. Plural of confirmation name

Dictionary definition

CONFIRMATION, noun. Additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory".
CONFIRMATION, noun. Information that confirms or verifies.
CONFIRMATION, noun. Making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment".
CONFIRMATION, noun. A ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism.
CONFIRMATION, noun. A sacrament admitting a baptized person to full participation in the church.

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