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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 At·test v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attested; p. pr. & vb. n. Attesting.]
 1. To bear witness to; to certify; to affirm to be true or genuine; as, to attest the truth of a writing, a copy of record.
    Facts . . . attested by particular pagan authors.   --Addison.
 2. To give proof of; to manifest; as, the ruins of Palmyra attest its ancient magnificence.
 3. To call to witness; to invoke. [Archaic]
 The sacred streams which Heaven's imperial state
 Attests in oaths, and fears to violate.   --Dryden.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : established as genuine [syn: authenticated, documented]