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Verb: certify  'sur-tu,fI
  1. Provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behaviour, attitude, or external attributes
    - attest, manifest, demonstrate, evidence
     
  2. Guarantee payment on; of checks
     
  3. Authorize officially
    "I am certified to practice law in this state";
    - license, licence [Brit, Cdn]
     
  4. Guarantee as meeting a certain standard
    "certified grade AAA meat";
    - endorse, indorse
     
  5. Declare legally insane

Derived forms: certifies, certifying, certified

Type of: adjudge, authorise [Brit], authorize, bear witness, clear, declare, evidence, guarantee, hold, pass, prove, secure, show, testify, warrant

Antonym: decertify

Encyclopedia: Certify