re·af·firm | \(ˌ)rē-ə-ˈfərm \
reaffirmed; reaffirming; reaffirms

Definition of reaffirm 

transitive verb

: to affirm (something) again especially so as to strengthen or confirm reaffirming the defendant's innocence reaffirm the validity of a debt a story that reaffirmed her belief in the goodness of humanity

First Known Use of reaffirm

1624, in the meaning defined above

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transitive verb
re·af·firm | \ˌrē-ə-ˈfərm\

Legal Definition of reaffirm 

1 : to affirm again

2 : to agree to the payment of (a dischargeable debt) with a creditor prior to the discharge of debts in bankruptcy reaffirmed her debt in order to keep her car

Other Words from reaffirm

reaffirmation \-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən \ noun

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exaggeratedly or childishly emotional

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