HyperDic: attest

English > 4 senses of the word attest:
VERBcommunicationattest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidenceprovide evidence for
communicationattestauthenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
communicationattest, testify, take the stand, bear witnessgive testimony in a court of law
communicationattestestablish or verify the usage of
attest > pronunciation
Soundsahteh'st
Rhymesabreast ... zest: 76 rhymes with ehst...
English > attest: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningProvide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey attest that there was a traffic accident
Example"His high fever attested to his illness"
Synonymscertify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence
NarrowerauthenticateEstablish the authenticity of something
condemndemonstrate the guilt of (someone)
notarize, notariseauthenticate as a notary
reflectGive evidence of the quality of
reflectGive evidence of a certain behavior
Broadertestify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showProvide evidence for
Similar toattestEstablish or verify the usage of
Spanishcertificar, confirmar, demostrar, evidenciar, manifestar, ratificar
Catalancertificar, confirmar, demostrar, evidenciar, manifestar, provar, ratificar
Nounsattestationthe evidence by which something is attested
English > attest: 4 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningauthenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"I attest this signature"
Broaderaffirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearTo declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
Similar toattestEstablish or verify the usage of
Spanishatestiguar, autentificar, avalar, garantizar, jurar, testificar
Catalantestificar
Nounsattestationthe evidence by which something is attested
attester, attestantsomeone who affirms or vouches / vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
English > attest: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
MeaningGive testimony in a court of law.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey attest that there was a traffic accident
Synonymstestify, take the stand, bear witness
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowervouchGive personal assurance
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishatestar, declarar, prestar, testificar, testimoniar
Catalanatestar, declarar, prestar, testificar
Nounsattestant(law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
attestationthe action of bearing witness
English > attest: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningEstablish or verify the usage of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"This word is not attested until 1993"
BroadershowGive evidence of, as of records / records / records
Similar toattestauthenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidenceProvide evidence for
Nounsattestationthe evidence by which something is attested

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