Pronunciation: (u-test'), [key]
1. to bear witness to; certify; declare to be correct, true, or genuine; declare the truth of, in words or writing, esp. affirm in an official capacity: to attest the truth of a statement.
2. to give proof or evidence of; manifest: His works attest his industry.
3. to put on oath.
to testify or bear witness (often fol. by to): to attest to the reliability of an employee.
Archaic.witness; testimony; attestation.
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