- 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
If what he said is “easily verifiable,” you had better start verifying.Why Trust What Bernie Madoff Says About JP Morgan Now?|Burt Ross|February 21, 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
The utmost care has been taken in verifying the stock-sheets with the registers, and with checking the volumes themselves.Report of the Chief Librarian for the Year 1924-25|General Assembly Library (New Zealand)
I am now at Pont Brillant, with my boon companion, Bridou, occupied in verifying accounts.
I have no doubt, though I had no means of verifying my opinion, that the possessor of this estate had been in England.
In the endeavour to do so, every thoughtful man will recognize the impossibility of verifying a single one.Ancient Faiths And Modern|Thomas Inman
In Adelie Land we had no opportunity of verifying this, as the continuous winds soon obliterated the impression of the runners.The Home of the Blizzard|Douglas Mawson