What is Affirming?
Affirming definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
verb (used with object)
to state or assert positively; maintain as true: to affirm one’s loyalty to one’s country; He affirmed that all was well.
to confirm or ratify: The appellate court affirmed the judgment of the lower court.
to assert solemnly: He affirmed his innocence.
to express agreement with or commitment to; uphold; support: to affirm human rights.
verb (used without object)
Law. to state something solemnly before a court or magistrate, but without oath. to ratify and accept a voidable transaction. (of an appellate court) to determine that the action of the lower court shall stand.