verify - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ˈverɪfaɪ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyverify
he/she/itverifies
present participleverifying
past tenseverified
past participleverified
  1. to check or to prove that something is true or correct

    There was no way to verify his claims.

    1. a.
      to say that something is true or correct

      His story has been verified by other witnesses.

derived word

verification

 

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/ˌverɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [uncountable]