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 Dictionary entry overview: What does confirmed mean? 

CONFIRMED (adjective)
  The adjective CONFIRMED has 3 senses:

1. of persons; not subject to change
2. having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation
3. having a habit of long standing

  Familiarity information: CONFIRMED used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

CONFIRMED (adjective)

Sense 1confirmed [BACK TO TOP]


Of persons; not subject to change

Context examples:

a confirmed bachelor / a confirmed invalid


unchangeable (not changeable or subject to change)

Sense 2confirmed [BACK TO TOP]


Having been established or made firm or received the rite of confirmation

Context examples:

confirmed reservations / received confirmed reports of casualties / a confirmed Catholic


official (verified officially)


unconfirmed (not finally established or settled)

Sense 3confirmed [BACK TO TOP]


Having a habit of long standing


inveterate; confirmed; habitual

Context example:

a chronic smoker


addicted (compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming)

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