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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Verify  \Ver"i*fy\,  v.  t.  [Verb  +  -fy.] 
  To  make  into  a  verb  to  use  as  a  verb  to  verbalize.  [R.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Verify  \Ver"i*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Verified};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Verifying}.]  [F.  v['e]rifier,  LL  verificare  from  L. 
  verus  true  +  -ficare  to  make  See  {Very},  and  -fy.] 
  1.  To  prove  to  be  true  or  correct;  to  establish  the  truth  of 
  to  confirm;  to  substantiate. 
  This  is  verified  by  a  number  of  examples.  --Bacon. 
  So  shalt  thou  best  fulfill,  best  verify.  The 
  prophets  old  who  sung  thy  endless  reign.  --Milton. 
  2.  To  confirm  or  establish  the  authenticity  of  by  examination 
  or  competent  evidence;  to  authenciate  as  to  verify  a 
  written  statement;  to  verify  an  account,  a  pleading,  or 
  the  like 
  To  verify  our  title  with  their  lives.  --Shak. 
  3.  To  maintain;  to  affirm;  to  support.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  1:  confirm  the  truth  of  "Please  verify  that  the  doors  are 
  closed";  "verify  a  claim" 
  2:  verify  or  regulate  by  conducting  a  parallel  experiment  or 
  comparing  with  another  standard,  of  scientific 
  experiments:  "Are  you  controlling  for  the  temperature?" 
  [syn:  {control}] 

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