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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.verifying - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"
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