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Definition of Verify

Verify

  1. To make into a verb; to use as a verb; to verbalize.
  2. To prove to be true or correct; to establish the truth of; to confirm; to substantiate.
  3. To confirm or establish the authenticity of by examination or competent evidence; to authenciate; as, to verify a written statement; to verify an account, a pleading, or the like.
  4. To maintain; to affirm; to support.

Verify Quotations

Trust, but verify.
Ronald Reagan

Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.
Bertrand Russell

Although almost every theoretical physicist agrees with my prediction that a black hole should glow like a hot body, it would be very difficult to verify experimentally because the temperature of a macroscopic black hole is so low.
Stephen Hawking

Have you ever seen people so ugly that you have to get someone else to verify it?
Jeff Foxworthy

In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.
George Gurdjieff
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Verify Translations

verify in Afrikaans is kontroleer
verify in Danish is kontrolere
verify in Dutch is controleren, checken, aflezen
verify in Italian is verificare, esaminare
verify in Portuguese is verifique
verify in Spanish is comprobar
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