- 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.
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.