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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cer·ti·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Certified p. pr. & vb. n. Certifying.]
 1. To give cetain information to; to assure; to make certain.
    We certify the king, that . . . thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.   --Ezra iv. 16.
 2. To give certain information of; to make certain, as a fact; to verify.
    The industry of science at once certifies and greatly extends our knowledge of the vastness of the creation.   --I. Taylor.
 3. To testify to in writing; to make a declaration concerning, in writing, under hand, or hand and seal.
    The judges shall certify their opinion to the chancellor, and upon such certificate the decree is usually founded.   --Blackstone.
 Certified check, A bank check, the validity of which is certified by the bank on which it is drawn.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See certify

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's
           behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high
           fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome
           manifest a high level of architectural sophistication";
           "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness" [syn:
            attest, manifest, demonstrate, evidence]
      2: guarantee payment on; of checks
      3: authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this
         state" [syn: license, licence] [ant: decertify]
      4: guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade
         AAA meat" [syn: endorse, indorse]
      5: declare legally insane
      [also: certified]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: endorsed authoritatively as having met certain requirements;
             "a certified public accountant" [ant: uncertified]
      2: having quality or payment or delivery guaranteed; "certified
         milk"; "certified check"; "certified mail"
      3: fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
         [syn: certifiable]
      4: holding appropriate documentation and officially on record
         as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a
         specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered
         hospital" [syn: qualified]