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Verify vs. Assert

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Verifyverb

(transitive) To substantiate or prove the truth of something

Assertverb

To declare with assurance or plainly and strongly; to state positively.

‘He would often assert that there was life on other planets.’;

Verifyverb

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

Assertverb

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.’;

Verifyverb

To affirm something formally, under oath

Assertverb

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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Verifyverb

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.’;

Assertverb

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

Verifyverb

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.’;

Assertverb

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

Verifyverb

To maintain; to affirm; to support.

Assertnoun

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

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Verifyverb

confirm the truth of;

‘Please verify that the doors are closed’; ‘verify a claim’;

Assertverb

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.’;

Verifyverb

verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard, of scientific experiments;

‘Are you controlling for the temperature?’;

Assertverb

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.’;

Verifyverb

attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)

Assertverb

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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Verifyverb

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;

‘Before God I swear I am innocent’;

Assertverb

state categorically

Assertverb

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;

‘Before God I swear I am innocent’;

Assertverb

insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized;

‘Women should assert themselves more!’;

Assertverb

assert to be true;

‘The letter asserts a free society’;

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