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Adjective: certified  'sur-tu,fId
  1. Endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements
    "a certified public accountant"
  2. Holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a specified skill
    - qualified
  3. Fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
    - certifiable
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

See also: authorised [Brit], authorized, certifiable, certificated, credentialled, documented, insane, registered

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

Antonym: uncertified

Encyclopedia: Certified