Pronunciation: (ver'u-fī"), [key]
v.t., -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to prove the truth of, as by evidence or testimony; confirm; substantiate: Events verified his prediction.
2. to ascertain the truth or correctness of, as by examination, research, or comparison: to verify a spelling.
3. to act as ultimate proof or evidence of; serve to confirm.
4. Law.
a. to prove or confirm (an allegation).
b. to state to be true, esp. in legal use, formally or upon oath.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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