What is the difference between confirm and conform?

Question:

What is the difference between confirm and conform?

False Cognates:

There are many pairs of words in the English language that are confused for one another; these are called false cognates. False cognates look or sound similar so they are often misused.

Answer and Explanation:

Confirm is a verb that means to assure, strengthen, or prove valid.

  • Here's an example: The evidence confirmed his suspicion that Matt was the...

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