HyperDic: certify

English > 5 senses of the word certify:
VERBcommunicationcertify, attest, manifest, demonstrate, evidenceprovide evidence for
possessioncertifyguarantee payment on
socialcertify, license, licenceauthorize officially
socialcertify, endorse, indorseguarantee as meeting a certain standard
communicationcertifydeclare legally insane
certify > pronunciation
Soundsser'tahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > certify: 5 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 certify that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsattest, 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
Nounscertificationconfirmation that some fact or statement is true through the use of documentary evidence
English > certify: 5 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningguarantee payment on; of checks.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broadersecureassure payment of
Spanishcertificar
Catalancertificar
Nounscertificatea formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment
certificationvalidating the authenticity of something or someone
English > certify: 5 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningauthorize officially.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymslicense, licence
Entailsapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
Narroweraccredit, recognize, recognisegrant credentials to
chartergrant a charter / charter to
franchisegrant a franchise to
Broaderauthorize, authorise, pass, cleargrant authorization or clearance for
Oppositedecertify, derecognize, derecogniseCause to be no longer approved or accepted
Spanishcertificar, confirmar, licenciar, ratificar
Catalanatorgar la llicència, certificar, confirmar, llicenciar, ratificar
Adjectivescertificatoryserving to certify or endorse authoritatively
Nounscertificationthe act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
certificationvalidating the authenticity of something or someone
certificationa document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
English > certify: 5 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningguarantee as meeting a certain standard.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsendorse, indorse
Broaderguarantee, warrantStand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
Spanishaprobar, certificar, confirmar, ratificar
Catalanaprovar, assegurar, certificar, confirmar, ratificar
Adjectivescertifiablecapable of being guaranteed or certified
Nounscertificate, certificationa document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
certificationthe act of certifying or bestowing a franchise on
certificationvalidating the authenticity of something or someone
English > certify: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningdeclare legally insane.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Spanishcertificar, confirmar, declarar demente, ratificar
Catalancertificar, confirmar, ratificar
Adjectivescertifiablefit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)

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