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Adjective: attested  u'tes-tid
  1. Established as genuine
    "Governments and organizations sometimes require that foreign documents be attested before they will accept them";
    - authenticated, documented
Verb: attest  u'test
  1. Provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behaviour, attitude, or external attributes
    "His high fever attested to his illness";
    - certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence
     
  2. Authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
    "I attest this signature"
     
  3. (law) give testimony in a court of law
    - testify, take the stand, bear witness
     
  4. Establish or verify the usage of
    "This word is not attested until 1993"

See also: echt, genuine

Type of: affirm, assert, aver, avow, bear witness, declare, evidence, pronounce, prove, show, swan, swear, testify, verify

Encyclopedia: Attested

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