Associations to the word «Certify»

Wiktionary

CERTIFY, verb. (transitive) to attest to as the truth or meeting a standard

Dictionary definition

CERTIFY, verb. Provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness".
CERTIFY, verb. Guarantee payment on; of checks.
CERTIFY, verb. Authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state".
CERTIFY, verb. Guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade AAA meat".
CERTIFY, verb. Declare legally insane.

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