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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



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


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

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