Ver"i*fy (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Verified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Verifying.] [F. vérifier, LL. verificare, from L. verus true + -ficare to make. See Very, and - fy.]

1.

To prove to be true or correct; to establish the truth of; to confirm; to substantiate.

This is verified by a number of examples.
Bacon.

So shalt thou best fulfill, best verify.
The prophets old, who sung thy endless reign.
Milton.

2.

To confirm or establish the authenticity of by examination or competent evidence; to authenticate; as, to verify a written statement; to verify an account, a pleading, or the like.

To verify our title with their lives.
Shak.

3.

To maintain; to affirm; to support. [Obs.] Shak.

 

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