evidence that establishes or confirms the accuracy or truth of something: We could find no verification for his fantastic claims.
a formal assertion of the truth of something, as by oath or affidavit.
the process of research, examination, etc., required to prove or establish authenticity or validity.
Law. a short confirmatory affidavit at the end of a pleading or petition.
- ver·i·fi·ca·tive, ver·i·fi·ca·to·ry, adjective
- non·ver·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- pre·ver·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- re·ver·i·fi·ca·tion, noun
- un·ver·i·fi·ca·tive, adjective
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How to use verification in a sentence
Maybe it will lead to ad verification firms like DoubleVerify and Oracle Data Cloud cleaning up by attracting fraud-fearing advertisers as clients.Future of TV Briefing: Streaming services count on content to keep subscribers acquired in 2020 | Tim Peterson | February 10, 2021 | Digiday
The data need verification from ongoing larger clinical trials.The antidepressant fluvoxamine could keep mild COVID-19 from worsening | Esther Landhuis | February 1, 2021 | Science News
Starting this year, the IRS said anyone who wants to lock their tax account can request an IP PIN, provided that they can pass a “rigorous identity verification process,” the agency said.Tax season kicks off Feb. 12. Here’s what to expect. | Michelle Singletary | January 19, 2021 | Washington Post
I attempted to reach out numerous times for verification and they just send more requests for money.Debt collectors, payday lenders collected over $500 million in federal pandemic relief | Peter Whoriskey, Joel Jacobs, Aaron Gregg | January 15, 2021 | Washington Post
The sudden growth even caused delays in getting verification codes to new Signal users.What is Signal, and why is everybody downloading it right now? | Rani Molla | January 12, 2021 | Vox
So too with Iran: The nuclear deal is grounded in verification, which is essential for its success.
The one that is posing the greatest challenge is the “employment verification” or “HR” letter.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas | Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla | September 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“verification is an awful idea,” says 21-year-old student and social media-ite Emi Suzuki.
Click here for a YouTube video of how to apply one (warning: requires sign up and age verification).
Winner is subject to verification by Sponsor, whose decisions are final and binding in all matters related to the sweepstakes.
Moreover, beyond the newspaper reports there is little verification that any steps were really taken at that time.The Wonder Book of Knowledge | Various
I hope this verification will dispel your royal highness' unjust suspicions against me.Balsamo, The Magician | Alexander Dumas
The masseur had a great deal of trouble in explaining to her the parliamentary formalities of the verification of elections.The Nabob | Alphonse Daudet
An office for the verification and control of the printed matter is connected with this workshop.
In all these cases, verification is proof; if the supposition accords with the phenomena there needs no other evidence of it.A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive | John Stuart Mill
British Dictionary definitions for verification
establishment of the correctness of a theory, fact, etc
evidence that provides proof of an assertion, theory, etc
(formerly) a short affidavit at the end of a pleading stating the pleader's readiness to prove his assertions
- verificative or verificatory, adjective
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