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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Extraction projects can take a decade while the size and quality of the gas discovery has yet to be independently verified.Turkey’s push for energy security needs more renewables than gas|eamonbarrett|September 3, 2020|Fortune
Names may get even longer if Vladimir Voevodsky carries the day and modern math becomes dependent on computer-verified proofs.Why Mathematicians Should Stop Naming Things After Each Other - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Laura Ball|September 2, 2020|Nautilus
However, the problem with making the triggers specific to individual advertisers’ businesses is whether the TV networks would be able to verify whether a trigger has been met.‘Kind of squishy’: Advertisers lobby to add pandemic clauses to TV upfront deals|Tim Peterson|September 1, 2020|Digiday
The numbers disclosed by TikTok could not be independently verified, and have raised some eyebrows.
This indicates that the manufacturer’s claims about filtration power and other details have been independently verified.Can an air purifier help protect you from COVID-19?|dzanemorris|August 22, 2020|Fortune
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
Both verify that the ad ran on Grindr and has not been edited or altered in any way.
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
The party verify the depressions conscientiously, and click their tongues to express indulgent contempt.
I was positive that I had visited the barber that very day and passed my hand across my chin to verify this.The Diary of Philip Westerly|Paul Compton
“Then read for yourself, and verify your words,” interrupted Dunwoodie, holding the note towards her.The Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper
Special employés who have acquired an extraordinary ability, verify the signatures on each occasion.
As they heard nothing to verify their fears, they crossed the ridge and moved stealthily out across the plain.Three Sioux Scouts|Elmer Russell Gregor