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attested


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Attest  \At"test"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Attested};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Attesting}.]  [L.  attestari  ad  +  testari  to  bear  witness: 
  cf  F.  attester.] 
  1.  To  bear  witness  to  to  certify;  to  affirm  to  be  true  or 
  genuine;  as  to  attest  the  truth  of  a  writing,  a  copy  of 
  record. 
 
  Facts  .  .  .  attested  by  particular  pagan  authors. 
  --Addison. 
 
  2.  To  give  proof  of  to  manifest;  as  the  ruins  of  Palmyra 
  attest  its  ancient  magnificence. 
 
  3.  To  call  to  witness;  to  invoke.  [Archaic] 
 
  The  sacred  streams  which  Heaven's  imperial  state 
  Attests  in  oaths,  and  fears  to  violate.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  attested 
  adj  1:  bearing  the  signature  of  a  witness  attesting  to  something's 
  legality  [syn:  {attested  to(p)}] 
  2:  asserted  as  true  under  oath;  "a  statement  attested  by 
  witnesses"  [syn:  {avowed}] 
  3:  established  as  genuine  [syn:  {authenticated},  {documented}] 




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