affirm a judgment

affirm v a judgment ein Urteil aufrechterhalten [bestätigen]

English-german law dictionary. 2013.

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  • affirm — To ratify, uphold, approve, make firm, confirm, establish, reassert. To make affirmation; to make a solemn and formal declaration or asseveration that an affidavit is true, that the witness will tell the truth, etc., this being substituted for an …   Black's law dictionary

  • affirm — To declare solemnly instead of making a statement under oath. 58 Am J1st Witn § 549; also, to confirm or ratify a statement, belief, opinion, decision or judgment, for example to affirm a judgment after appeal or review proceeding …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • affirm — af·firm /ə fərm/ vt 1: to assert as true or factual 2: to assert (as a judgment) as valid or confirmed affirm ed the lower court s ruling compare remand, reverse …   Law dictionary

  • Affirm — Af*firm ([a^]f*f[ e]rm ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Affirmed} ( f[ e]rmd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Affirming}.] [OE. affermen, OF. afermer, F. affirmer, affermir, fr. L. affirmare; ad + firmare to make firm, firmus firm. See {Firm}.] 1. To make firm; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • affirm — [ə fʉrm′] vt. [ME affermen < OFr affermer < L affirmare, to present as fixed < ad , to + firmare, to make firm < firmus: see FIRM1] 1. to say positively; declare firmly; assert to be true: opposed to DENY 2. to make valid; confirm;… …   English World dictionary

  • affirm — verb Etymology: Middle English affermen, from Anglo French afermer, from Latin affirmare, from ad + firmare to make firm, from firmus firm more at firm Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. validate, confirm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • affirm — affirmable, adj. affirmably, adv. affirmer, n. affirmingly, adv. /euh ferrm /, v.t. 1. to state or assert positively; maintain as true: to affirm one s loyalty to one s country; He affirmed that all was well. 2. to confirm or ratify: The… …   Universalium

  • affirm — af•firm [[t]əˈfɜrm[/t]] v. t. 1) to assert positively: to affirm one s loyalty[/ex] 2) to confirm or ratify: The judgment of the lower court was affirmed[/ex] 3) to express agreement with; support; uphold 4) law a) to state something solemnly… …   From formal English to slang

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