reaffirm

verb re·af·firm \ (ˌ)rē-ə-ˈfərm \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reaffirm

reaffirmed; reaffirming; reaffirms
: 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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reaffirm

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

reaffirmation

\-ˌa-fər-ˈmā-shən\ noun

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