Meaning of verification


Pronunciation: (ver"u-fi-kā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of verifying.
  2. the state of being verified.
  3. evidence that establishes or confirms the accuracy or truth of something: We could find no verification for his fantastic claims.
  4. a formal assertion of the truth of something, as by oath or affidavit.
  5. the process of research, examination, etc., required to prove or establish authenticity or validity.
  6. a short confirmatory affidavit at the end of a pleading or petition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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