verb (used with object), ver·i·fied, ver·i·fy·ing.
- to prove or confirm (an allegation).
- to state to be true, especially in legal use, formally or upon oath.
- verifiability principle,
- verification principle,
Origin of verify
Examples from the Web for verifies
As part of her work, Saunders monitors and verifies information conveyed by residents inside Tibetan areas.Dalai Lama, Twitter Rock Star: The Virtual Influence of His Holiness|Melinda Liu|August 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As proof, she offered a document from the National Student Clearinghouse database, which verifies college degrees.
No one verifies that they are actually attending classes at the school listed on their visa applications.
Line 18 has a marginal note on 'scower'—'But when he does so, he verifies the Proverb, viz.Minor Poets of the Caroline Period, Vol III|John Cleveland
Such is usually the case, and verifies the old proverb, that "A converted Turk makes the best Christian."The History of Minnesota and Tales of the Frontier|Charles E. Flandrau
This verifies the statement of Herodotus that the Medians made good soldiers, hardy and well able to defend their land.
Which verifies for the millionth time the truth of a certain fable about an Equus caballus and a stable.Caravans By Night|Harry Hervey
He verifies the axiom, lisdem nutritur ex quibus componitur; his diet is suitable to his constitution.