Jump to: navigation, search


  • Def: Verify 1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm; substantiate; 2. to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison; 3. to act as ultimate proof or evidence of; serve to confirm; 4.

  • Origin: c.1325, from O.Fr. verifier, from M.L. verificare "make true," from L. verus "true" (see very) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious);

  • Synonyms: add up, attest, authenticate, bear out, certify, check, check out, check up, confirm, corroborate, debunk, demonstrate, document, double-check, establish, eye, eyeball, find out, hold up, justify, look-see, make certain, make sure, pan out, peg, prove, settle, size, size up, stand up, substantiate, support, test, try, validate.
Source: Unabridged