confirm

(redirected from confirmative)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to confirmative: elicited

confirm

verb To verify, rule in.

confirm

(kŏn-fĭrm′) [L. confirmare, to strengthen]
To show by repetition of a test (or with a complementary test) that a result initially obtained is accurate.
References in periodicals archive ?
They are ready to move beyond opinion surveys and support their attestations with fact-based metrics that provide confirmative evidence that controls exist and are performing to policy," said Jim Acquaviva, CEO of ClearPoint Metrics.
The confirmative factor analysis which consists of the convergent and discriminant validity followed Campbell and Fiske's (1959) criteria.
This project which combines both repeatered and repeaterless cable supply and installation has finally put a confirmative seal on declaring the consortium of Fujitsu and NSW a natural choice for full turnkey submarine cable systems on a worldwide basis.
Hence, after 1-week application of Korodin[R] there is a clear confirmative significant efficacy.
See Lani Guinier, Law School Affirmative Action: An Empirical Study Confirmative Action, 25 LAW & SOC.
Manufacturing development is currently underway and, following confirmative steady-state pharmacokinetic studies, which will be conducted in the 3rd quarter of 2003, it is anticipated that definitive clinical studies will begin before the end of 2003.
The required data for a six month period was collected through distributing questionnaires and in order to examine the variables regarded to the mean level of the measurement scale, the single sample t test has been used; the data has been analyzed through the SPSS 21 software the relationships between the variables and factors have been confirmed through the confirmative factor analysis; and the structural equations modeling technique has been accomplished through LISREL 8.
Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) DNA fingerprint analysis was performed as described for confirmative species identification, for strain typing, and for clone identification (4,12,13).
Additionally, each is mapped to legislative and industry best practice frameworks such as ISO, PCI, and SOX, delivering the know-how needed to provide confirmative evidence for IT security governance, risk, and compliance initiatives.
If the clinician anticipates subsequent involvement with medico-legal or social services or there is a clinical need to identify the specific drug yielding a positive immunoassay result, the staff should notify the laboratory of the need for a confirmative analysis.
According to WHO criteria, 2 confirmative test results should be obtained of 4 laboratory tests (ZN staining, positive culture of M.