- certificate of unruliness,
- certificates of deposit,
- certification mark,
- certified accountant,
- certified check,
- certified mail,
- certified milk,
- certified pasteurized milk
Origin of certified
verb (used with object), cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing.
Origin of certify
Examples from the Web for certified
The parents had chosen to give birth at home, with a certified professional midwife attending.
The request for outpatient medical services has been reviewed and has not been certified.
Having been certified after that date, he found the rule change unfair.
Plus, more and bigger mines in the DRC are coming on tap as certified conflict-free.Helter Smelter No More: Moving to Conflict Free Minerals|Intel|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the ballots are certified Friday, the council plans to rehire Moore as police chief.South Carolina Town Loves Its Lesbian Police Chief|Olivia Nuzzi|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the absence of the Agent, the Surgeon and the Clerk certified.The Depot for Prisoners of War at Norman Cross Huntingdonshire|Thomas James Walker
Children under sixteen must be certified by an inspector to be physically fit for factory life.The Long White Cloud|William Pember Reeves
She had in vain taken girls from the provinces, without beauty and certified to be virtuous.A Romance of Youth, Complete|Francois Coppee
No words could have certified it unless his life, the overpowering impression of his Person, had created it.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)|Adolph Harnack
"The Apothecaries' Hall" prescribed certain courses of instruction to be pursued and certified before the degree could be granted.The College, the Market, and the Court|Caroline H. Dall
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for certify
mid-14c., "to declare the truth of," also "to vouch for or confirm" (an official record, etc.), from Old French certefiier "make certain, witness the truth of" (12c.), from Late Latin certificare "to certify, to make certain," from Latin certus (see certain) + root of facere "to make, do" (see factitious). Also used in Middle English in broader senses of "inform, give notice; instruct, to direct; to designate." Related: Certified; certifying. Certified public accountant attested from 1896.