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Synonyms for certifyˈsɜr təˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence(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"

    licence, certify, demo, testify, license, march, prove, evidence, take the stand, demonstrate, attest, bear witness, shew, indorse, present, exhibit, establish, tell, endorse, manifest, show

    decertify, derecognise, derecognize

  2. certify(verb)

    guarantee payment on; of checks

    indorse, demonstrate, license, evidence, attest, licence, manifest, endorse

    derecognise, derecognize, decertify

  3. license, licence, certify(verb)

    authorize officially

    "I am licensed to practice law in this state"

    indorse, demonstrate, license, evidence, attest, licence, manifest, certify, endorse

    derecognize, decertify, derecognise

  4. certify, endorse, indorse(verb)

    guarantee as meeting a certain standard

    "certified grade AAA meat"

    indorse, back, demonstrate, license, evidence, plunk for, attest, licence, manifest, plump for, second, certify, support, endorse

    derecognize, derecognise, decertify

  5. certify(verb)

    declare legally insane

    indorse, demonstrate, license, evidence, attest, licence, manifest, endorse

    decertify, derecognise, derecognize


  1. certify(verb)

    attest, approve, witness, vouch for, confirm

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. certify

    We accept another's statement; admit any point made against us; acknowledge what we have said or done, good or bad; avow our individual beliefs or feelings; certify to facts within our knowledge; confess our own faults; endorse a friend's note or statement; grant a request; own our faults or obligations; recognize lawful authority; concede a claim. Confess has a high and sacred use in the religious sense; as, to confess Christ before men. It may have also a playful sense (often with to); as, one confesses to a weakness for confectionery. The chief present use of the word, however, is in the sense of making known to others one's own wrong-doing; in this sense confess is stronger than acknowledge or admit, and more specific than own; a person admits a mistake; acknowledges a fault; confesses sin or crime. Compare APOLOGY; AVOW.

    accept, acknowledge, admit, allow, avow, concede, confess, disclose, endorse, grant, own, recognize

    cloak, conceal, cover, deny, disavow, disguise, disown, dissemble, dissimulate, hide, mask, repudiate, screen, secrete, veil

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. certify(v. a.)

    attest, testify to, vouch for

  2. certify(v. a.)

    verify, ascertain, determine, make certain

Translations for certify

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  • свидетелствам, удостоверявам, потвърждавамBulgarian
  • zertifizierenGerman
  • πιστοποιώGreek
  • certigiEsperanto
  • certificarSpanish
  • گواهیPersian
  • todistaaFinnish
  • certifierFrench
  • shickyreeManx
  • וידאHebrew
  • certigarIdo
  • certificareItalian
  • 認証, 証明しますJapanese
  • certificarPortuguese
  • certificaRomanian
  • удостоверя́ть, заве́рить, свиде́тельствовать, заверя́ть, подтверди́ть, засвиде́тельствовать, удостове́рить, подтвержда́ть, освиде́тельствоватьRussian
  • ధ్రువీకరించుTelugu

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