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[ver-uh-fahyd] /ˈvɛr əˌfaɪd/
confirmed as to accuracy or truth by acceptable evidence, action, etc.
Origin of verified
First recorded in 1585-95; verify + -ed2
Related forms
half-verified, adjective
unverified, adjective
well-verified, adjective Unabridged
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  • The West distrusts the unverified and unguided intuitive judgment.

  • This is one of the unverified ideas that commend themselves, one knows not why.

    The Children Alice Meynell
  • I figured he'd heard some unverified gossip and hoped to spook me into confirming it.

    Little Brother Cory Doctorow
  • Till then the supposition must continue only an unverified hypothesis.

    Modern Skepticism C. J. Ellicott
  • Disquieting, but fortunately as yet unverified tidings had arrived.

    Cleopatra, Complete Georg Ebers
  • All materializing theories labour under an enormous weight of unverified postulates.

  • The action was not easy to unravel and the following conclusions were unverified by any eyewitnesses.

    The Note-Book of an Attache Eric Fisher Wood
  • And yet he frequently uses the word 'unverified,' as if it were fatal to the position oh which its incidence falls.

British Dictionary definitions for unverified


not having been confirmed, substantiated, or proven to be true
Derived Forms
unverifiable, adjective
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