- to prove or confirm (an allegation).
- to state to be true, especially in legal use, formally or upon oath.
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The rights to own or manage a Business Profile can only be granted if the verified merchant accepts the request or the requester proves their affiliation with the business.Hijacked Google My Business listings appear to be a growing problem|Greg Sterling|November 13, 2020|Search Engine Land
Some companies also offer artificial-intelligence software for spotting potentially suspect behavior, including face scanners to verify a test-taker’s identity and eye sensors to flag if they’re looking too long off-screen.Cheating-detection companies made millions during the pandemic. Now students are fighting back.|Drew Harwell|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Election officials will manually verify each of the roughly 5 million votes cast in the presidential election by hand, amid unsubstantiated claims of widespread fraud and irregularities in the presidential vote in the state.Georgia announces hand audit|Felicia Sonmez, Colby Itkowitz, John Wagner, Derek Hawkins|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
If these results can be verified and replicated in humans, the spray could potentially be used similarly to a vaccine to fight the pandemic.The CDC released a COVID-19 test knowing it had a high failure rate|Rachael Zisk|November 9, 2020|Popular-Science
Pfizer raced to verify the data, which were still blinded to almost everyone at the company beside a few statisticians.
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.Donald Trump's New Obama Conspiracy Theory|Michelle Goldberg|April 26, 2011|DAILY BEAST
No one verifies that they are actually attending classes at the school listed on their visa applications.To Hell With Privacy|Richard Miniter|December 30, 2009|DAILY BEAST
I have long commanded infantry, and I know that it often verifies the proverb which says: 'Of a young hermit, an old devil!'History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
Even the style of the preface excites suspicions which the work itself verifies.A Letter on Shakspere's Authorship of The Two Noble Kinsmen|William Spalding
She really would seem to fancy that the ballad verifies the main lines of the story, which is an impossible one.The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
As they enter, he has been giving orders to a bridle-maker; by this slight touch Plato verifies the previous description of him.Parmenides|Plato
This venture of the will and conscience progressively verifies itself as we progress on the upward path.