Translation of certify in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrtəfaɪ; ˈsɜːtɪfaɪ/

vt (-fies, -fying, -fied)

  • 1.1 [facts/claim/truth/death] certificar* this is to certify that … por la presente certifico que or doy fe de que … experts have certified the coins as genuine los expertos han certificado la autenticidad de las monedas
    More example sentences
    • He certifies the statements made above are correct and complete.
    • He was certified dead at Fairfield General Hospital.
    • The man, in his early 20s, was certified dead at the scene.
    1.2 (declare insane) (usu pass) declarar demente he should be certified! [colloquial/familiar] ¡está para que lo encierren! [familiar/colloquial], está más loco que una cabra [familiar/colloquial]
    More example sentences
    • With the exception of those who can be certified insane, these homeless people cannot be detained anywhere against their will.
    • My husband and I have been happily married for 27 years and are known to be certified insane.
    • Only four of the eighteen are, or have been, certified insane.
    1.3 (license) (AmE) he isn't certified to teach in this state no está habilitado para ejercer la docencia en este estado 1.4
    (certified past p)
    (AmE) certificado certified accountant (BrE) contador titulado, contadora titulada (m,f) (AmL) , contable titulado, contable titulada (m,f) (Esp) certified check cheque (m) certificado or conformado certified mail correo (m) certificado certified milk leche (f) con garantía sanitaria certified public accountant (AmE) contador público, contadora pública (m,f) (AmL) , censor jurado, censora jurada (m,f) de cuentas (Esp)

Definition of certify in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cerviz
nape of the neck …