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Verify vs. Certify

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  • Verify (verb)

    To substantiate or prove the truth of something

  • Verify (verb)

    To confirm or test the truth or accuracy of something

  • Verify (verb)

    To affirm something formally, under oath

  • Certify (verb)

    To attest to (a fact) as the truth

  • Certify (verb)

    To attest that a product, service, organization, or person has met an official standard.

    "These blankets have been certified as fireproof."

  • Certify (verb)

    To inform; to tell (a person) that something is true.

Wiktionary
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  • Verify

    To prove to be true or correct; to establish the truth of; to confirm; to substantiate.

  • 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.

  • Verify

    To maintain; to affirm; to support.

  • Certify

    To give cetain information to; to assure; to make certain.

  • Certify

    To give certain information of; to make certain, as a fact; to verify.

  • Certify

    To testify to in writing; to make a declaration concerning, in writing, under hand, or hand and seal.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Verify (verb)

    confirm the truth of;

    "Please verify that the doors are closed"

    "verify a claim"

  • Verify (verb)

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

    "Are you controlling for the temperature?"

  • Verify (verb)

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

  • Verify (verb)

    to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;

    "Before God I swear I am innocent"

  • Certify (verb)

    provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes;

    "His high fever attested to his illness"

    "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"

    "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"

  • Certify (verb)

    guarantee payment on; of checks

  • Certify (verb)

    authorize officially;

    "I am licensed to practice law in this state"

  • Certify (verb)

    guarantee as meeting a certain standard;

    "certified grade AAA meat"

  • Certify (verb)

    declare legally insane

Princeton's WordNet
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