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notarize

[ noh-tuh-rahyz ]
/ ˈnoʊ təˌraɪz /
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verb (used with object), no·ta·rized, no·ta·riz·ing.

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
no·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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British Dictionary definitions for notarize

notarize

notarise

/ (ˈnəʊtəˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) to attest to or authenticate (a document, contract, etc), as a notary
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