Definition of verify in English:

verify

Line breaks: ver¦ify
Pronunciation: /ˈvɛrɪfʌɪ
 
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verb (verifies, verifying, verified)

[with object]

Derivatives

verifiable

adjective
More example sentences
  • Next time, he should check the real, verifiable record, rather than just spout off the convenient fiction he prefers to believe.
  • There is almost a complete absence of verifiable evidence or reasonable argument to support such sweeping claims.
  • He wants to capture scientifically verifiable evidence of spirits.

verifiably

adverb
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  • Free-wheeling, emotionally charged, verifiably un-Baroque, this was not a recreation of Bach but a distillation of his flavor.
  • For the present, let us demand that North Korea completely, verifiably and irreversibly dismantle its military program.
  • This required the IRA to definitively end all paramilitary and criminal activity and to fully and verifiably decommission its weapons.

verifier

noun
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  • Within days they sent two verifiers to observe Ella and we got funding before Christmas.
  • The Australian Electoral Commission has a very clever on-line electoral enrolment verifier.
  • These latter statements were the ultimate verifiers, forming the basis upon which our empirical world was constructed.

Origin

Middle English (as a legal term): from Old French verifier, from medieval Latin verificare, from verus 'true'.

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