verb (used with object), cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used without object), cer·ti·fied, cer·ti·fy·ing.
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Origin of certify
OTHER WORDS FROM certifycer·ti·fi·er, nounpre·cer·ti·fy, verb (used with object), pre·cer·ti·fied, pre·cer·ti·fy·ing.re·cer·ti·fy, verb (used with object), re·cer·ti·fied, re·cer·ti·fy·ing.un·cer·ti·fy·ing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for certify
Instead, election results actually become real when state and local election authorities make sure that every valid vote was counted and formally certify them.
He said it was “way too early to say” whether he would vote to certify the count.Pressure mounts on state Republicans as lawsuits challenging election results founder|Elise Viebeck, Tom Hamburger, Jon Swaine, Emma Brown|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
When a race is close, and the stakes are this high, that’s when you realize there’s this process that occurs four weeks after an election to get the certified numbers.
In other years, even when there has been a recount, every state has certified its election by then.
At some point here, we’ll find out, finally, who was certified in each of these states, and the electoral college will determine the winner, and that person will be sworn in on January 20th.Senators elect McConnell, Schumer as leaders in next Congress, but majority still to be decided|Felicia Sonmez|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
My father, fortunately, has a nervous twitching of the face, which increased under the fixed gaze his certifier fastened upon him.The Deputy of Arcis|Honore de Balzac