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Definition 1: confirm the truth of - [verb of cognition]

Samples where verify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Please verify that the doors are closed
  • verify a claim

(verify is a kind of ...) establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts

"his story confirmed my doubts" "The evidence supports the defendant"

(... is a kind of verify ) 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"

(... is a kind of verify ) 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"

(... is a kind of verify ) verify by consulting a source or authority

"check the spelling of this word" "check your facts"

Definition 2: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true - [verb of communication]

Samples where verify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Before God I swear I am innocent

Synonyms for verify in the sense of this definition

(verify is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of verify ) assert or affirm

"Rousseau's philosophy holds that people are inherently good"

(... is a kind of verify ) lay claim to; as of an idea

"She took credit for the whole idea"

(... is a kind of verify ) authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity

"I attest this signature"

(... is a kind of verify ) state firmly

"He declared that he was innocent"

(... is a kind of verify ) affirm or avow formally or solemnly

"The suspect protested his innocence"

(... is a kind of verify ) inform positively and with certainty and confidence

"I tell you that man is a crook!"

Definition 3: attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition) - [verb of communication]

(verify is a kind of ...) strengthen or make more firm

"The witnesses confirmed the victim's account"

(verify belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Samples where verify or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Are you controlling for the temperature?

Synonyms for verify in the sense of this definition

(verify is a kind of ...) put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to

"This approach has been tried with good results" "Test this recipe"

(verify has a similar meaning as ...) 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"

(verify belongs to category ...) a particular branch of scientific knowledge

"the science of genetics"

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