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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
ver•i•fy /ˈvɛrəˌfaɪ/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -fied, -fy•ing. 
  1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm:Several witnesses verified his alibi.
  2. to prove the truth, authenticity, or correctness of:Later investigations verified the theory.
ver•i•fi•a•ble /ˈvɛrəˌfaɪəbəl/USA pronunciation  adj. 
ver•i•fi•ca•tion /ˌvɛrəfɪˈkeɪʃən/USA pronunciation  n. [uncountable] :We'll need verification of your signature; please wait one moment while we check it.See -ver-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ver•i•fy  (verə fī′),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -fied, -fy•ing. 
  1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony;
    substantiate:Events verified his prediction.
  2. to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison:to verify a spelling.
  3. to act as ultimate proof or evidence of;
    serve to confirm.
  4. Law
    • to prove or confirm (an allegation).
    • to state to be true, esp. in legal use, formally or upon oath.
ver′i•fi′a•bili•ty, veri•fi′a•ble•ness, n. 
veri•fi′a•ble, adj. 
veri•fi′er, n. 
  • Medieval Latin vērificāre, equivalent. to vēri-, combining form of vērus true + -ficāre -fy
  • Middle French verifier
  • Middle English verifien 1275–1325
    • 2.See corresponding entry in Unabridged authenticate, validate.

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