from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of verifying or the state of being verified.
- n. A confirmation of truth or authority.
- n. The evidence for such a confirmation.
- n. A formal assertion of validity.
- n. Law An affidavit that attests to the truth of a pleading.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act of verifying.
- n. The state of being verified.
- n. Confirmation; authentication.
- n. A formal phrase used in concluding a plea, to denote confirmation by evidence.
- n. The operation of testing the equation of a problem, to see whether it truly expresses the conditions of the problem.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of verifying, or the state of being verified; confirmation; authentication.
- n. Confirmation by evidence.
- n. A formal phrase used in concluding a plea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of verbifying. Trans. Amer. Philol. Ass., XV. 32, A pp.
- n. The act of verifying, or proving to be true; the act of confirming or establishing the authenticity of any powers granted, or of any transaction, by legal or competent evidence; the state of being verified; authentication; confirmation.
- n. In law: A short affidavit appended to a pleading or petition to the effect that the statements in it are true.
- n. At common law, the formal statement at the end of a plea, “and this he is ready to verify.”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct
- n. (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement
verify + -ation (Wiktionary)