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 verify
Often, she hears tips and shouts to other tents to verify it against what other families have heard.
He often receives inquiries from sellers eager to verify that their items are authentic.Dismembering History: The Shady Online Trade in Ancient Texts|Candida Moss|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This work takes a page from President Ronald Reagan, who liked to repeat the Russian proverb “trust but verify.”
With the departure of all GLS staff from Iraq, there is no one remaining who can verify your time worked on the GLS contract.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas|Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As far as I know, however, only Gall managed to find a source to verify this.Pakistan’s New Top Spy Once Suggested Peace With India|Chris Allbritton|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I also told them of my unsuccessful attempt the previous year to verify the statement.The Meaning of Evolution|Samuel Christian Schmucker
When he has finished he takes his tray to the directress that she may verify his work.The Montessori Method|Maria Montessori
You can verify this, I am sure, by inquiries carefully made among the students.Frank Merriwell's Reward|Burt L. Standish
We must multiply observations and verify the undeniable existence of the facts, before attempting to interpret them.Metapsychical Phenomena|J. Maxwell
That was no concern of his, for it was not his duty, under the circumstances of the case, to verify her signature.Mary Anerley|R. D. Blackmore