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1. verify

verb. ['ˈvɛrəˌfaɪ'] confirm the truth of.

Synonyms

  • support
  • see to it
  • sustain
  • mark off
  • insure
  • substantiate
  • ascertain
  • check
  • confirm
  • mark
  • check off
  • ensure
  • corroborate
  • affirm
  • tick
  • see
  • tick off
  • assure

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • derestrict
  • powerlessness
  • unrestraint

Etymology

  • verifier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verificare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Verify

  • clarify
  • terrify

How do you pronounce verify?

Pronounce verify as ˈvɛrəˌfaɪ.

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How do you spell verify? Is it varify ?

A common misspelling of verify is varify

Sentences with verify


1. Verb, base form
Turn on the pool pump and verify the correct operation of the new popup.

Quotes about verify


1. The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done; men and women who are creative, inventive and discoverers, who can be critical and verify, and not accept, everything they are offered.
- Jean Piaget

2. Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
- Bertrand Russell, The Impact of Science on Society

2. verify

verb. ['ˈvɛrəˌfaɪ'] check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard.

Synonyms

  • try
  • ensure
  • control
  • try out
  • examine
  • check
  • see
  • ascertain
  • see to it
  • essay
  • assure
  • insure
  • test

Antonyms

  • disprove
  • disapprove
  • disagree
  • take

Etymology

  • verifier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verificare (Latin)

3. verify

verb. ['ˈvɛrəˌfaɪ'] to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true.

Synonyms

  • take
  • assert
  • avow
  • aver
  • tell
  • attest
  • assure
  • claim
  • swear
  • hold
  • declare
  • swan
  • protest

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance
  • unskillfulness
  • forbid

Etymology

  • verifier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verificare (Latin)

4. verify

verb. ['ˈvɛrəˌfaɪ'] attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition).

Synonyms

  • reassert

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval

Etymology

  • verifier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • verificare (Latin)
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