Definition of Confirmation:

  1. Trading: Third-party guaranty by a financial intermediary (such as a confirming house or a bank) to a seller (or exporter) that that a named buyers (or importers) letter of credit will be paid (honored) if all conditions specified in it are met. Also called confirming.

  2. General: Formal approval, corroboration, or verification.

  3. The action of confirming something or the state of being confirmed.

  4. Auditing: Letter sent by the auditors of a firms to its debtors and creditors, requesting verification of the amounts of receivables and payables balances shown under their names in the firms books. A positive confirmation asks for a reply whether the balance is correct or not; a negative confirmation asks for a reply only if an error is found.

  5. (in the Christian Church) the rite at which a baptized person, especially one baptized as an infant, affirms Christian belief and is admitted as a full member of the Church.

Synonyms of Confirmation

John Hancock, OK, Acceptance, Affirmance, Affirmation, Agape, Approbation, Approval, Ascertainment, Asperges, Aspersion, Assurance, Attestation, Auricular confession, Authentication, Authorization, Backing, Backing up, Baptism, Bar mitzvah, Bas mitzvah, Bearing out, Bolstering, Buttressing, Celebration, Certification, Check, Checking, Circumcision, Circumstantiation, Collation, Comparative scrutiny, Confession, Corroboration, Corroboratory evidence, Countersignature, Cross-check, Deep-rootedness, Deep-seatedness, Determination, Documentation, Embedment, Endorsement, Ensuring, Entrenchment, Establishment, Evidence, Extreme unction, Fixation, Fixedness, Fixity, Fixture, Fortification, Go-ahead, Green light, High celebration, Holy orders, Implantation, Imprimatur, Incense, Infixion, Inveteracy, Invocation, Invocation of saints, Kiss of peace, Lesser litany, Litany, Love feast, Lustration, Matrimony, Nod, Notarization, Okay, Pax, Penance, Permission, Processional, Proof, Proving, Proving out, Ratification, Reassurance, Reassurement, Reciting the rosary, Reinforcement, Rubber stamp, Sanction, Seal, Seven sacraments, Sigil, Signature, Signet, Stabilization, Stamp, Stamp of approval, Strengthening, Subscription, Substantiation, Support, Supporting evidence, Telling of beads, Testament, Testimonial, The Eucharist, The confessional, The confessionary, The nod, Undergirding, Validation, Verification, Visa, Vise, Warrant, Witness, Corroboration, Verification, Proof, Testimony, Endorsement, Authentication, Substantiation, Justification, Vindication, Support, Evidence

How to use Confirmation in a sentence?

  1. His bosses formal letter of confirmation let him buy the shares in the oil company he had been eying for the past quarter.
  2. Sylvia received official confirmation of the instructorship.
  3. When sending in our tax returns to the Internal revenue Service I always send them certified mailt so we have a signature confirmation of reciept.
  4. The kind of joy mixed with tears one finds at weddings and confirmations.
  5. I received written confirmation that he had received my letter on February 24th even though I had mailed it from the post office on January 14th.

Meaning of Confirmation & Confirmation Definition