Attest

Definition of Attest

At`test´
v. t.1.To bear witness to; to certify; to affirm to be true or genuine; as, to attest the truth of a writing, a copy of record.
[imp. & p. p. Attested; p. pr. & vb. n. Attesting.]
Facts . . . attested by particular pagan authors.
- Addison.
2.To give proof of; to manifest; as, the ruins of Palmyra attest its ancient magnificence.
3.To call to witness; to invoke.
The sacred streams which Heaven's imperial state
Attests in oaths, and fears to violate.
- Dryden.
n.1.Witness; testimony; attestation.
The attest of eyes and ears.
- Shak.

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