Definition of 'affirmation'
- a statement asserting the existence or the truth of something
Synonyms: avowal avouchment
- the act of affirming or asserting or stating something
Synonyms: assertion statement
- (religion) a solemn declaration that serves the same purpose as an oath (if an oath is objectionable to the person on religious or ethical grounds)
- a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand