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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, witness
  4. Establish or verify the usage of
    "This word is not attested until 1993"

Derived forms: attests, attested, attesting

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

Encyclopedia: Attest