verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
- attenuated virus,
- attested form,
- attic base
Origin of attest
Examples from the Web for attesting
It was soon whispered that heaven was attesting the sanctity of De Montfort by miracles at his tomb.History of the English People, Volume II (of 8)|John Richard Green
That their bearing, one and all, was truly noble, friends and foes took pride in attesting.The Felon's Track|Michael Doheny
But the strangest fact of all was that the attesting witness to this extraordinary instrument was H. Huffman Browne!
What an object lesson is here presented, attesting the evanescence of all mundane power and glory.The Pearl of India|Maturin M. Ballou
His new one was attesting its truth grandly; never had God's help been more manifest to him than this morning.Joshua, Complete|Georg Ebers
Word Origin for attest
1590s, from Middle French attester (Old French atester, 13c.) "affirm, attest," from Latin attestari "confirm," literally "bear witness to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + testari "bear witness," from testis "witness" (see testament). Related: Attested; attesting.