- serving to confirm; corroborative.
Origin of confirmatory
Related Words for confirmatoryancillary, supporting, satellite, concomitant, auxiliary, complementary, dependent, lateral, parallel, accessory, incident, roundabout, subsidiary, coordinate, subordinate, attendant, tributary, side, sub, adjuvant
Examples from the Web for confirmatory
Contemporary Examples of confirmatory
From there, they are then sent to an FDA lab for confirmatory chemical testing.Oil Spill Seafood Lie
The Daily Beast
August 22, 2010
Historical Examples of confirmatory
These are confirmatory of his inferences from the experiments on rabbits.
The resolution was seconded by a confirmatory mumble from Master Donkin.The Right Stuff
It is very satisfactory to find them all confirmatory of his previous views.Henry of Monmouth, Volume 2
J. Endell Tyler
“A real out-and-outer, and no mistake,” were the confirmatory replies.The Pirate Island
This, for his friend, was a confirmatory touch to be fitted with eagerness into the picture.The Two Magics