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cer·ti·fy

 (sûr′tə-fī′)
v. cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing, cer·ti·fies
v.tr.
1.
a. To confirm formally as true, accurate, or genuine: The police certified that a suspect had been arrested.
b. To guarantee as meeting a standard: butter that was certified Grade A.
2. To acknowledge in writing on the face of (a check) that the signature of the maker is genuine and that there are sufficient funds on deposit for its payment.
3. To issue a license or certificate to.
4. To declare to be in need of psychiatric treatment or confinement.
5. Archaic To inform positively; assure.
v.intr.
To vouch for the authenticity of something: certify to the facts.

[Middle English certifien, from Old French certifier, from Late Latin certificāre : Latin certus, certain; see certain + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

cer′ti·fi′er n.

certified

(ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪd)
adj
1. holding or guaranteed by a certificate
2. endorsed or guaranteed: a certified cheque.
3. (Law) (of a person) declared legally insane
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.certified - endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements; "a certified public accountant"
authorised, authorized - endowed with authority
documented - furnished with or supported by documents; "the first documented case of shark attack in those waters"
uncertified - lacking requisite official documentation or endorsement
2.certified - fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
3.certified - holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered hospital"
registered - listed or recorded officially; "record is made of `registered mail' at each point on its route to assure safe delivery"; "registered bonds"
Translations

certified

[ˈsɜːtɪfaɪd]
A. ADJ
1. [cheque] → certificado; [translation] → confirmado, jurado
2. [person] (in profession) → titulado, diplomado; (= declared insane) → demente
B. CPD certified copy Ncopia f certificada
certified mail N (US) → correo m certificado
certified public accountant N (US) → contable mf diplomado/a

certified

:
certified accountant
n (Brit) → konzessionierte(r) Buchprüfer(in) m(f), → konzessionierte(r) Steuerberater(in) m(f)
certified mail
n (US) → Einschreiben nt
certified milk
n (US) → Vorzugsmilch f
certified public accountant

certified

[ˈsɜːtɪfaɪd] adj (cheque) → autenticato/a; (translation) → giurato/a, autenticato/a; (person, declared insane) → malato/a di mente

certified

adj certificado, titulado
References in classic literature ?
But there was no getting around it -- here were the certified checks, and they were good for their face.
Before the middle of the next day, he was at Hartfield; and he entered the room with such an agreeable smile as certified the continuance of the scheme.
Silas knelt with his brethren, relying on his own innocence being certified by immediate divine interference, but feeling that there was sorrow and mourning behind for him even then--that his trust in man had been cruelly bruised.
After a strict examination conducted by the Sanitary and Social Board, the infant, if certified as Regular, is with solemn ceremonial admitted into the class of Equilaterals.
Bid a boy defy his father when the pantomime-cab is at the door, or a girl develop a will of her own when her mother is putting the last touches to the first ball-dress, but do not ask an Irish regiment to embark upon mutiny on the eve of a campaign, when it has fraternised with the native regiment that accompanies it, and driven its officers into retirement with ten thousand clamorous questions, and the prisoners dance for joy, and the sick men stand in the open calling down all known diseases on the head of the doctor, who has certified that they are "medically unfit for active service.
She confined herself, or tried to confine herself, to the simple, indubitable family misery which must envelop all, if it were indeed a matter of certified guilt and public exposure.
Sir Leicester is perhaps not wholly without an impression, though he has never resolved it into words, that the angel of death in the discharge of his necessary duties may observe to the shades of the aristocracy, "My lords and gentlemen, I have the honour to present to you another Dedlock certified to have arrived per the family gout.
From the length of the veil which fell from their pointed coif, twined with pearls, to their heels, from the fineness of the embroidered chemisette which covered their shoulders and allowed a glimpse, according to the pleasing custom of the time, of the swell of their fair virgin bosoms, from the opulence of their under-petticoats still more precious than their overdress (marvellous refinement), from the gauze, the silk, the velvet, with which all this was composed, and, above all, from the whiteness of their hands, which certified to their leisure and idleness, it was easy to divine they were noble and wealthy heiresses.
That is a certified check for the amount," he said.
A death by bronchitis, certified by two physicians, was surely the least disputable of all deaths.
When he had written, Misce fiat Hanstus (instead of Mix a Draught)--when he had added, Ter die Sumendus (instead of To be taken Three times a day)--and when he had certified to his own Latin, by putting his initials at the end, he had only to make his bow; to slip two guineas into his pocket; and to go his way, with an approving professional conscience, in the character of a physician who had done his duty.
Eventually I certified heart-failure as the im- mediate cause of death.

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