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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Typically, there’s a 14-day wait before the applicant-business is checked and verified.
Pollworkers use EPBs to verify a voter's eligibility and then check the voter in.How Internet-connected voter check-in devices can create election chaos|Timothy B. Lee|September 29, 2020|Ars Technica
That data, however, was pulled from a study the company conducted internally and can’t be independently verified.ShotSpotter Sensors Send SDPD Officers to False Alarms More Often Than Advertised|Kara Grant|September 22, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Brad Brooks, CEO of OneLogin, a startup that helps the likes of Uber and Airbnb verify the identity of employees, is among those who say the time for online voting is now.
The green check-mark for Google Guaranteed providers signifies that Google has verified the business and backs the services booked.A new era has arrived in local search: Google’s Local Trust Pack|Justin Sanger|September 18, 2020|Search Engine Land
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