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Verify vs. Assert

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Verify

To demonstrate the truth or accuracy of, as by the presentation of evidence
Experiments that verified the hypothesis.
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Assert

To state or express positively; affirm
Asserted his innocence.
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Verify

To attest to the truth of (something) formally or under oath.
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Assert

To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
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Verify

To make a formal verification in support of (a pleading).
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Assert

To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate
Asserted her independence.
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Verify

(transitive) To substantiate or prove the truth of something.
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Assert

To declare with assurance or plainly and strongly; to state positively.
He would often assert that there was life on other planets.
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Verify

(transitive) To confirm or test the truth or accuracy of something.
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Assert

To use or exercise and thereby prove the existence of.
To assert one's authority
Salman Rushdie has asserted his right to be identified as the author of this work.
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Verify

To affirm something formally, under oath.
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Assert

To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to
To assert our rights and liberties
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Verify

To prove to be true or correct; to establish the truth of; to confirm; to substantiate.
This is verified by a number of examples.
So shalt thou best fulfill, best verify.The prophets old, who sung thy endless reign.
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Assert

(reflexive) To insist on the legitimacy of one's rights, opinion, etc; not to allow oneself to be dismissed; to ensure that one is taken into consideration; to make oneself respected; to be assertive.
Since going to therapy, I've found it much easier to assert myself.
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Verify

To confirm or establish the authenticity of by examination or competent evidence; to authenticate; as, to verify a written statement; to verify an account, a pleading, or the like.
To verify our title with their lives.
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Assert

(programming) To specify that a condition or expression is true at a certain point in the code.
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Verify

To maintain; to affirm; to support.
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Assert

(electronics) To set a signal on a line using a voltage or electric current.
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Verify

Confirm the truth of;
Please verify that the doors are closed
Verify a claim
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Assert

(computer science) an assertion; a section of source code which tests whether an expected condition is true.
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Verify

Verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments;
Are you controlling for the temperature?
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Assert

To affirm; to declare with assurance, or plainly and strongly; to state positively; to aver; to asseverate.
Nothing is more shameful . . . than to assert anything to be done without a cause.
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Verify

Attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
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Assert

To maintain; to defend.
That . . . I may assert Eternal Providence,And justify the ways of God to men.
I will assert it from the scandal.
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Verify

To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;
Before God I swear I am innocent
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Assert

To maintain or defend, as a cause or a claim, by words or measures; to vindicate a claim or title to; as, to assert our rights and liberties.
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Assert

State categorically
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Assert

To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;
Before God I swear I am innocent
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Assert

Insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized;
Women should assert themselves more!
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Assert

Assert to be true;
The letter asserts a free society
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