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From English.Stackexchange: http://english.stackexchange.com/questions/5789/whats-the-difference-between-to-confirm-and-to-verify Verification requires external evidence. Confirmation requires a re-issuance of a believed statement. To use your example: 'Confirm user account' is asking the user from their perspective. 'Would you like to do this?'. ...


Yes there is a noticable difference. The user should Confirm they want to make the change but Verify that the email they entered is correct. Verify : to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison Source: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/verify Confirm : to acknowledge with definite assurance Source: ...

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