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
How to use certify in a sentence
In Michigan, Republican lawyers lobbied the Wayne County canvassing board to consider evidence of alleged improprieties before certifying the vote.Pressure mounts on state Republicans as lawsuits challenging election results founder|Elise Viebeck, Tom Hamburger, Jon Swaine, Emma Brown|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
In August, it became the first US restaurant to be RESET-certified, a measure of its exceptional indoor air quality.To win customers’ trust, restaurants are paying to improve ventilation|Alexandra Ossola|October 19, 2020|Quartz
It’s not available now and it will be available at the same time as the Max 10 is expected to be certified.Boeing shares soar after European regulator appears to give the green light to 737 Max|Bernhard Warner|October 16, 2020|Fortune
The huge thrusters that it certified are the GE9X engines, one of which hangs under each wing of Boeing’s new widebody 777x aircraft.
The vote isn’t done until the election is certified by that state’s chief election official, which often comes several weeks after the election.Election result delays mean “the system is working,” says cybersecurity chief|Bobbie Johnson|October 11, 2020|MIT Technology Review
So the Grand Old Men of the various fields decided that already certified specialists should recertify once a decade.