Definitions of confirmation

  1. additional proof that something that was believed ( some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; " fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"
  2. 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
  3. information that confirms or verifies
  4. The act of confirming or strengthening; the act of establishing, ratifying, or sanctioning; as, the confirmation of an appointment.
  5. That which confirms; that which gives new strength or assurance; as to a statement or belief; additional evidence; proof; convincing testimony.
  6. A rite supplemental to baptism, by which a person is admitted, through the laying on of the hands of a bishop, to the full privileges of the church, as in the Roman Catholic, the Episcopal Church, etc.
  7. A conveyance by which a voidable estate is made sure and not voidable, or by which a particular estate is increased; a contract, express or implied, by which a person makes that firm and binding which was before voidable.
  8. The act of verifying, ratifying, making sure, etc.; evidence; admission to full communion after baptism.
  9. A making firm or sure: convincing proof: the right by which persons are admitted to full communion in the Episcopal Church.
  10. Act of confirming; that which confirms; corroboration.
  11. The act of confirming; that which confirms; corroboration; proof.
  12. The act of confirming; additional corroborative evidence; the ceremony of admission into full church privilege by a bishop.