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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ver·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Verified p. pr. & vb. n. Verifying.]
 1. To prove to be true or correct; to establish the truth of; to confirm; to substantiate.
    This is verified by a number of examples.   --Bacon.
 So shalt thou best fulfill, best verify.
 The prophets old, who sung thy endless reign.   --Milton.
 2. To confirm or establish the authenticity of by examination or competent evidence; to authenticate; as, to verify a written statement; to verify an account, a pleading, or the like.
    To verify our title with their lives.   --Shak.
 3. To maintain; to affirm; to support.  [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: supported or established by evidence or proof; "the
             substantiated charges"; "a verified case" [syn: corroborated,
      2: proved to be true; "a verified claim"

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are
           closed"; "verify a claim"
      2: verify or regulate by conducting a parallel experiment or
         comparing with another standard, of scientific
         experiments; "Are you controlling for the temperature?"
         [syn: control]
      3: attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or
      4: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before
         God I swear I am innocent" [syn: affirm, assert, avow,
          aver, swan, swear]
      [also: verified]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See verify