1 Confirmation of anything established; ratification; as, the affirmation of a law. Hooker.
2 The act of affirming or asserting as true; assertion; — opposed to negation or denial.
3 That which is asserted; an assertion; a positive as, an affirmation, by the vender, of title to property sold, or of its quality.
A solemn declaration made under the penalties of perjury, by persons who conscientiously decline taking an oath, which declaration is in law equivalent to an oath. Bouvier.