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ver·i·fy

 (vĕr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. ver·i·fied, ver·i·fy·ing, ver·i·fies
1. To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence: experiments that verified the hypothesis. See Synonyms at confirm.
2. Law
a. To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
b. To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).

[Middle English verifien, from Old French verifier, from Medieval Latin vērificāre : Latin vērus, true; see wērə-o- in Indo-European roots + Latin -ficāre, -fy.]

ver′i·fi′a·ble adj.
ver′i·fi′a·bly adv.
ver′i·fi′er n.

verify

(ˈvɛrɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to prove to be true; confirm; substantiate
2. to check or determine the correctness or truth of by investigation, reference, etc
3. (Law) law to add a verification to (a pleading); substantiate or confirm (an oath)
[C14: from Old French verifier, from Medieval Latin vērificāre, from Latin vērus true + facere to make]
ˈveriˌfiable adj
ˈveriˌfiableness n
ˈveriˌfiably adv
ˈveriˌfier n

ver•i•fy

(ˈvɛr əˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm.
2. to ascertain the truth, authenticity, or correctness of, as by examination or research.
3. to act as ultimate proof or evidence of; serve to confirm.
[1275–1325; < Middle French verifier < Medieval Latin vērificāre=vēri-, comb. form of vērus true + -ficāre -fy]
ver`i•fi`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ver′i•fi`a•ble, adj.
ver′i•fi`er, n.

verify

To ensure that the meaning and phraseology of the transmitted message conveys the exact intention of the originator.

verify


Past participle: verified
Gerund: verifying

Imperative
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Present
I verify
you verify
he/she/it verifies
we verify
you verify
they verify
Preterite
I verified
you verified
he/she/it verified
we verified
you verified
they verified
Present Continuous
I am verifying
you are verifying
he/she/it is verifying
we are verifying
you are verifying
they are verifying
Present Perfect
I have verified
you have verified
he/she/it has verified
we have verified
you have verified
they have verified
Past Continuous
I was verifying
you were verifying
he/she/it was verifying
we were verifying
you were verifying
they were verifying
Past Perfect
I had verified
you had verified
he/she/it had verified
we had verified
you had verified
they had verified
Future
I will verify
you will verify
he/she/it will verify
we will verify
you will verify
they will verify
Future Perfect
I will have verified
you will have verified
he/she/it will have verified
we will have verified
you will have verified
they will have verified
Future Continuous
I will be verifying
you will be verifying
he/she/it will be verifying
we will be verifying
you will be verifying
they will be verifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been verifying
you have been verifying
he/she/it has been verifying
we have been verifying
you have been verifying
they have been verifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been verifying
you will have been verifying
he/she/it will have been verifying
we will have been verifying
you will have been verifying
they will have been verifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been verifying
you had been verifying
he/she/it had been verifying
we had been verifying
you had been verifying
they had been verifying
Conditional
I would verify
you would verify
he/she/it would verify
we would verify
you would verify
they would verify
Past Conditional
I would have verified
you would have verified
he/she/it would have verified
we would have verified
you would have verified
they would have verified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.verify - confirm the truth ofverify - confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim"
check off, tick off, mark off, tick, check, mark - put a check mark on or near or next to; "Please check each name on the list"; "tick off the items"; "mark off the units"
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
check - verify by consulting a source or authority; "check the spelling of this word"; "check your facts"
affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
2.verify - check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
science, scientific discipline - a particular branch of scientific knowledge; "the science of genetics"
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
test, try out, try, essay, examine, prove - put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe"
3.verify - attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)verify - attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
reassert, confirm - strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"
4.verify - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as trueverify - to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
hold - assert or affirm; "Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"
claim, take - lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
attest - authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity; "I attest this signature"
declare - state firmly; "He declared that he was innocent"
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"
protest - affirm or avow formally or solemnly; "The suspect protested his innocence"
assure, tell - inform positively and with certainty and confidence; "I tell you that man is a crook!"

verify

verb
1. check, confirm, make sure, examine, monitor, check out (informal), inspect A clerk simply verifies that the payment and invoice amount match.

verify

verb
1. To assure the certainty or validity of:
Translations
يُثْبِت، يُؤَكِّد، يُثْبِت
ověřit
bekræfte
staîfesta, sanna
galimas patvirtintiįrodomas
apliecinātapstiprināt
preveriti
doğrulamaktasdik etmek

verify

[ˈverɪfaɪ] VTverificar, comprobar; [+ result] → confirmar (Comput) → verificar

verify

[ˈvɛrɪfaɪ] vtvérifier
to verify that → vérifier que

verify

vt
(= check up)(über)prüfen; (= confirm)bestätigen, beglaubigen; theorybeweisen, verifizieren (geh)
suspicions, fearsbestätigen

verify

[ˈvɛrɪˌfaɪ] vt (check) → verificare, controllare; (confirm the truth of) → confermare

verify

(ˈverifai) verb
to confirm the truth or correctness of (something). Can you verify her statement?
ˈverifiable adjective
ˌverifiˈcation (-fi-) noun

verify

v. comprobar, verificar.
References in classic literature ?
He was not a remarkably fluent reader, and was in the habit of reading in a sort of recitative half-aloud, by way of calling in his ears to verify the deductions of his eyes.
Suspecting that I had made an important discovery, I prepared to verify it.
The roads were heavy, the night misty; my conductor let his horse walk all the way, and the hour and a half extended, I verify believe, to two hours; at last he turned in his seat and said -
I have no hope of its being untrue, but at least I may verify it.
No man could more verify the truth of these two maxims, "That nature is very easily satisfied;" and, "That necessity is the mother of invention.
If we embrace the tenets of those who oppose the adoption of the proposed Constitution, as the standard of our political creed, we cannot fail to verify the gloomy doctrines which predict the impracticability of a national system pervading entire limits of the present Confederacy.
Were it necessary to verify this experience by particular proofs, they might be multiplied without end.
The trail of Achmet ben Houdin and his accomplices is a matter of record--you may verify it if you care to.
Wishing to verify the course of the Nautilus, I went to the saloon.
One might travel back and verify the accepted account of the Battle of Hastings, for instance
It was not know whether, after the taking of the bastion, the Rochellais had evacuated it or left a garrison in it; the object then was to examine the place near enough to verify the reports.
In a few moments, notwithstanding their wet clothes, the icy blast that blew and the previous scene of terror, these hardy adventurers, with their iron frames, inured to every hardship, threw themselves down, intending to profit by the advice of Athos, who sat at the helm, pensively wakeful, guiding the little bark the way it was to go, his eyes fixed on the heavens, as if he sought to verify not only the road to France, but the benign aspect of protecting Providence.