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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.
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In practice, plans are confirmable as long as the values given each of the creditors fall within a reasonable range.
Many statements are confirmable only in the context of a theory.
As a contingent proposition ("matter of fact"), however, not only is it impossible to verify this principle, due to the unrestricted general character of this claim, which extends way beyond our perceptions, it is not even confirmable. For any attempt to confirm the principle of the uniformity of nature is question-begging.
Central philosophical premises are not empirically confirmable. So if E2 is true, then our philosophical faculties are unlikely to be reliable.
As McGinn insists elsewhere, analyses are not supposed to be readily confirmable by the merest reflection.
Through understanding the homeopathic "map" of these kingdoms, it is often possible to find, in an exciting yet straightforward and confirmable manner, the simillimum.
Further, the systematic collection of these insights over a period of years from a wide range of program areas would yield credible, transferable, dependable, and confirmable data to answer the guiding research question (see Lincoln & Guba, 1985, for a discussion of measures of validity and reliability in qualitative research).
By stages, strategic effect happens and is felt in first-order, second-order, and probably third-order and beyond, consequences, untraceably in confirmable detail.
Consideration of offers on comparables should probably be last on the list of techniques used, however, because of the lack of confirmable data, and, on occasion, the time between the offers and the effective date of appraisal.
Although they are not directly confirmable on the basis of experience, as logical consequences of the theorems which are, they (indirectly) are, also, empirically confirmable.
To those gossip columnists who revel in advance buzz rather than confirmable foot, Taymor's Tempest is (comparatively speaking) a mere teapot, and Spider-Man is the true tempest--or at least the eye of a very big storm.
Jim Harbertson (both of whom were at the University of California, Davis, at the time) and followed the most current procedures to get confirmable data for our wines.