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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Genetic testing is a useful tool for verifying a biological relationship.Pope Thanks Freed Sudanese Christian For Her Faith|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, she commented, “Genetic testing is a useful tool for verifying a biological relationship.”Obama Adds Insult to Injury for Sharia-Condemned Young Mother in Sudan|Nina Shea|June 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What matters is verifying them and protecting sources and innocent bystanders.A Woman Blogger’s Scoop Helped Save Tunisia From Islamists|Thomas A. Bass|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Verifying this would likely come at some personal risk,” the paper says.Hitman Network Says It Accepts Bitcoins to Murder for Hire|Eli Lake|October 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
After this incident, he developed a time-intensive method of verifying every fact he wanted to document.Green Snot and Deadly Snakes: Napoleon Chagnon’s Anthropological Battles|Nick Romeo|February 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have not been successful in verifying them in Chinese or Japanese texts.
We have no means of verifying that the sensation I call red is the same as that which my neighbor calls red.
More care was shown in verifying the remaining pills, and it was found that they were filled with dynamite.Mysteries of Police and Crime|Arthur Griffiths
I believe this to be a fact, but I have no means of verifying it.Rustic Sounds|Francis Darwin
While he was verifying his observation I was in Sullivan County verifying this report.Camping & Tramping with Roosevelt|John Burroughs