verified









verified


adjective

  1. confirmed as to accuracy or truth by acceptable evidence, action, etc.

verb (used with object), ver·i·fied, ver·i·fy·ing.

  1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm; substantiate: Events verified his prediction.
  2. to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison: to verify a spelling.
  3. to act as ultimate proof or evidence of; serve to confirm.
  4. Law.
    1. to prove or confirm (an allegation).
    2. to state to be true, especially in legal use, formally or upon oath.

verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)

  1. to prove to be true; confirm; substantiate
  2. to check or determine the correctness or truth of by investigation, reference, etc
  3. law to add a verification to (a pleading); substantiate or confirm (an oath)
v.

early 14c., from Old French verifier, from Medieval Latin verificare “make true,” from Latin verus “true” (see very) + root of facere “to make” (see factitious).

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