v. 断言，申明; 证实，确认
If you affirm that something is true or that something exists, you state firmly and publicly that it is true or exists.
The House of Lords affirmed that the terms of a contract cannot be rewritten retrospectively.
...a speech in which he affirmed a commitment to lower taxes...
If an event affirms something, it shows that it is true or exists.
Everything I had accomplished seemed to affirm that opinion.
1. establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;
2. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;
3. say yes to
assert, affirm, allege, maintain, testify, claim
I affirm I can like it.
I affirm my innocence.
Therefore, it exaggerates to affirm or negate that all paintings can reflect spirit of times.
When you affirm and encourage your children.
Both sides affirm and sign the contract.