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notarize

[noh-tuh-rahyz]
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verb (used with object), no·ta·rized, no·ta·riz·ing.
  1. to certify (a document, contract, etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public.
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Also especially British, no·ta·rise.

Origin of notarize

First recorded in 1925–30; notar(y) + -ize
Related formsno·ta·ri·za·tion, nounre·no·ta·rize, verb (used with object), re·no·ta·rized, re·no·ta·riz·ing.
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Related Words for notarize

authenticate, attest, verify, register, swear, endorse, validate, document, witness

British Dictionary definitions for notarize

notarize

notarise

verb
  1. (tr) to attest to or authenticate (a document, contract, etc), as a notary
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Word Origin and History for notarize

v.

1935, from notary + -ize. Related: Notarized; notarizing.

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