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confirming

Definitions of confirming
  1. adjective
    serving to support or corroborate
  2. adjective
    indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen
    synonyms: positive
    Gram-positive
    (of bacteria) being or relating to a bacterium that retains the violet stain used in Gram's method
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    Antonyms:
    disconfirming, negative
    not indicating the presence of microorganisms or disease or a specific condition
    Gram-negative
    (of bacteria) being of or relating to a bacterium that does not retain the violet stain used in Gram's method
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