re·​con·​firm | \ ˌrē-kən-ˈfərm How to pronounce reconfirm (audio) \
reconfirmed; reconfirming; reconfirms

Definition of reconfirm

transitive verb

: to confirm again also : to establish more strongly

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Other Words from reconfirm

reconfirmation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌkän-​fər-​ˈmā-​shən How to pronounce reconfirm (audio) \ noun

Examples of reconfirm in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Also, before making your way out to the wineries, be sure to plan ahead: make reservations and call to reconfirm. Rachel King, Fortune, 26 Sep. 2021 The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, according to transportation department terms, must also reconfirm its support for a passenger rail link from the airport’s train station to Tampa. Kevin Spear,, 2 Mar. 2021 The group wants the governor to invoke a five-step directive that would start with prompting the St. Johns River Water Management District to solidify and reconfirm details of a long-standing restoration plan. Kevin Spear,, 5 Mar. 2021 To reconfirm Gilbert as the nexus of the basketball's orbit, the seventh annual Lady Extravaganza high school girls basketball tournament which hosted eight teams was held at Mesquite and South Valley Junior High Schools in Gilbert over the weekend. Dana Scott, The Arizona Republic, 28 Oct. 2020 The 12 people who initially tested positive at Campus Health will also have an antigen test to reconfirm their results, the statement said. Audrey Jensen, The Arizona Republic, 8 Sep. 2020 Don't wait until the day before or week of your trip to reconfirm. Dawn Gilbertson, USA TODAY, 31 Aug. 2020 The Tuesday blog post reconfirmed the console is still slated for release during the holiday season this year. Shannon Liao, CNN, 7 Apr. 2020 Rafael Nadal won his 12th French Open singles title, reconfirming his singular brilliance on clay but also extending the dominance of a trio of transcendent champions in their thirties. Christopher Clarey, New York Times, 10 June 2019

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First Known Use of reconfirm

1587, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of reconfirm was in 1587

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“Reconfirm.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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