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Definition of verify verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they verify
    he / she / it verifies
    past simple verified
    -ing form verifying
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  1. 1to check that something is true or accurate verify something We have no way of verifying his story. verify that… Please verify that there is sufficient memory available before loading the program. verify whether, what, etc… I'll leave you to verify whether these claims are true.
  2. 2verify something verify that… to show or say that something is true or accurate synonym confirm Her version of events was verified by neighbors.
adjective a verifiable fact
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noun [uncountable] the verification of hypotheses
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