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.
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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.
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.
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.