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Verb: verify  've-ri,fI or 'veh-ru,fI
  1. Confirm the truth of
    "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim"
     
  2. (science) check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
    - control
     
  3. (law) attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
     
  4. To declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
    "Before God I verify I am innocent";
    - affirm, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear

Derived forms: verified, verifying, verifies

Type of: affirm, confirm, corroborate, declare, essay, examine, pronounce, prove, reassert, substantiate, support, sustain, test, trial, try, try out

Encyclopedia: Verify