Certify

Definition of Certify

Cer´ti`fy
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.
The industry of science at once certifies and greatly extends our knowledge of the vastness of the creation.
- I. Taylor.
3.To testify to in writing; to make a declaration concerning, in writing, under hand, or hand and seal.
The judges shall certify their opinion to the chancellor, and upon such certificate the decree is usually founded.
- Blackstone.
Certified check
A bank check, the validity of which is certified by the bank on which it is drawn.

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