v. t.1.To give cetain information to; to assure; to make certain.
[imp. & p. p. Certified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Certifying.]
We certify the king, that . . . thou shalt have no portion on this side the river.
- Ezra iv. 16.
2.To give certain information of; to make certain, as a fact; to verify.
3.To testify to in writing; to make a declaration concerning, in writing, under hand, or hand and seal.
Certified check
A bank check, the validity of which is certified by the bank on which it is drawn.
Verb1.certify - 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"
2.certify - guarantee payment on; of checks
3.certify - authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state"
Synonyms: licence, license
decertify, derecognise, derecognize - cause to be no longer approved or accepted; "Carter derecognized Taiwan in 1979 after the U.S. recognized the People's Republic of China"
4.certify - guarantee as meeting a certain standard; "certified grade AAA meat"
Synonyms: endorse, indorse
5.certify - declare legally insane
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Certificate Authority
certificate of deposit
certificate of incorporation
certificate of indebtedness
Certification or certificate of assise
certified check
certified cheque
Certified copies
certified diabetes educator (CDE)
certified milk
certified public accountant
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