Verify - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈverɪfaɪ|  American pronunciation of the word verify
Brit.  |ˈvɛrɪfʌɪ|  British pronunciation of the word verify
- confirm the truth of
Please verify that the doors are closed
verify a claim
- check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard (syn: control)
- attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
- to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true (syn: affirm, assert, aver, avow, swan, swear)


She verified her flight number.

He verified that the item was in stock.

Can you verify whether I am scheduled to work or not?

Hours spent in casting up and verifying accounts.

The suspicions were verified.

The police verified that she had an air-tight alibi.

A computer program verifies that the system is working.

American forces will remain to verify compliance with the treaty.

His statement was verified by several witnesses.

Please verify that the doors are closed

They were unable to produce any statistics to verify their claims.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: verify
he/she/it: verifies
present participle: verifying
past tense: verified
past participle: verified
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