Origin of verification
Examples from the Web for verification
So too with Iran: The nuclear deal is grounded in verification, which is essential for its success.
“Verification is an awful idea,” says 21-year-old student and social media-ite Emi Suzuki.
Winner is subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the sweepstakes.
The slightest effort at verification of the story would have found what our little Daily Beast group found.
At the request of a constituent, I asked the state of Hawaii for a verification in lieu of certified copy.Arizona Birther Renaissance Sparked By Sheriff Arpaio, Secretary of State Bennett|Terry Greene Sterling|May 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
If hypotheses need never be verified,need not even be capable of verification,one may go on constructing them ad infinitum.The Expositor's Bible: The Pastoral Epistles|Alfred Plummer
Frances looked at Nola with brows lifted inquiringly, as if waiting her verification.The Rustler of Wind River|G. W. Ogden
None of us can be at the pains to go through the work of verification.The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)|John Ruskin
By way of verification, she held aloft a formidable-appearing, fat volume.Making People Happy|Thompson Buchanan
A verification of the result showed that the new-found planet was actually only thirty times as far as the earth from the sun.
British Dictionary definitions for verification
- (formerly) a short affidavit at the end of a pleading stating the pleader's readiness to prove his assertions
- confirmatory evidence
Word Origin and History for verification
1520s, from Old French verificacion or directly from Medieval Latin *verificationem (nominative verificatio), noun of action from past participle stem of verificare (see verify). Middle English had verifiaunce (c.1400).