HyperDic: verify

English > 4 senses of the word verify:
VERBcognitionverifyconfirm the truth of
socialverify, controlcheck or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
communicationverifyattach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
communicationverify, affirm, assert, avow, aver, swan, swearto declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
verify > pronunciation
Soundsveh'rahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > verify: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningconfirm the truth of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "Please verify that the doors are closed"
  • "verify a claim"
Entailed byauthenticateEstablish the authenticity of something
Narrowercheck, check off, mark, mark off, tick off, tickput a check mark on or near or next to
checkverify by consulting a source or authority
see, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureBe careful or certain to do something
Broaderconfirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirmEstablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Spanishcomprobar, verificar
Catalanverificar
Adjectivesverifiablecapable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation
verifiablecapable of being verified
verificatoryserving to support or corroborate / corroborate / corroborate
Nounsverificationadditional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
verifiersomeone who vouches / vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
English > verify: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningCheck or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcontrol
Categoryscience, scientific disciplineA particular branch of scientific knowledge
Broadertest, prove, try, try out, examine, essayput to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to
Similar tosee, check, insure, see to it, ensure, control, ascertain, assureBe careful or certain to do something
Spanishcomprobar, controlar, verificar
Catalanverificar
English > verify: 4 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningattach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderconfirm, reassertstrengthen or make more firm
Spanishverificar
Catalanverificar
Nounsverification(law) an affidavit attached to a statement / statement confirming the truth of that statement / statement
English > verify: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningTo declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsaffirm, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
Narrowerassure, tellinform positively and with certainty and confidence
attestauthenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
claim, takelay claim to
declarestate firmly
holdassert or affirm
protestaffirm or avow formally or solemnly
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishafirmar, asegurar, aseverar, atestar, certificar, corroborar, garantizar, jurar, testimoniar, verificar
Catalanafirmar, asseverar, corroborar, jurar, verificar

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