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verification

A sworn statement before a notary public, or other person authorized to take oaths, that the contents of a document are accurate. Contrast with acknowledgment, which is simply confirmation that one's signature was knowingly and willingly placed on an instrument.

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To verify the supposition, let us observe if the 8 be seen often in couples - for e is doubled with great frequency in English - in such words, for example, as 'meet,' '.
Here is the money, and here the account, which you are at liberty to verify.
To verify the amount of which his majesty, at this moment, stands in need.
Opposite to Christopher Newman he paused and turned, and then our friend, who had been observing him, had a chance to verify a suspicion aroused by an imperfect view of his face.
I verify believe that at that time I had the feeling that the name of George really belonged to me.
The object of my journey was to verify some conclusions of Wallace and of Bates, which could only be done by observing their reported facts under the same conditions in which they had themselves noted them.
Without doing so I cannot verify the results of our expedition.
I wish to verify the working of the natural logic of my ideas tomorrow during the reading--whether I am capable of detecting logical errors, and whether all that I have meditated over during the last six months be true, or nothing but delirium.
However, we will go back at our leisure and verify it.
She had set herself to verify this supposition by the use of the submarine crawler invented by Doctor Alberto Cassini.
His thought was so absorbing that when it became necessary to verify the name of a street, he looked at it for a time before he read it; when he came to a crossing, he seemed to have to reassure himself by two or three taps, such as a blind man gives, upon the curb; and, reaching the Underground station, he blinked in the bright circle of light, glanced at his watch, decided that he might still indulge himself in darkness, and walked straight on.
So sure was Tarzan that the body was that of he who had robbed him that he made no effort to verify his deductions by scent among the conglomerate odors of the great carnivore and the fresh blood of the victim.