vouch for as genuine
index certify (attest)

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  • vouch — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. guarantee, warrant; affirm, declare; answer for, attest; certify; support, back, bear witness. See affirmation, evidence, security. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. assert, aver, attest, warrant, affirm,… …   English dictionary for students

  • certify — cer·ti·fy / sər tə ˌfī/ vt fied, fy·ing [Medieval Latin certificare, from Late Latin, to assure, convince, from Latin certus certain + ficare to make] 1: to state authoritatively: as a: to give assurance of the validity of certify corporate… …   Law dictionary

  • Killian documents controversy — Further information: Killian documents authenticity issues and George W. Bush military service controversy Charles Johnson s animated GIF image comparing what CBS claimed to be a 1973 era typewritten memo with a 2004 era Microsoft Word… …   Wikipedia

  • attest — at·test /ə test/ vb [Latin attestari, from ad to + testari to call to witness, from testis witness] vt: to bear witness to: affirm to be true or genuine; specif: to authenticate (as a will) by signing as a witness vi: to bear witness: testify… …   Law dictionary

  • applied logic — Introduction       the study of the practical art of right reasoning. The formalism (formal logic) and theoretical results of pure logic can be clothed with meanings derived from a variety of sources within philosophy as well as from other… …   Universalium

  • certify — 1 Certify, attest, witness, vouch are comparable when they mean to testify to the truth or genuineness of something. Certify usually implies a statement in writing, especially one that carries one s signature or seal or both or one that is… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Faith — • In the Old Testament, the Hebrew word means essentially steadfastness. As signifying man s attitude towards God it means trustfulness or fiducia Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Faith     Faith …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • witness — wit·ness 1 n [Old English witnes knowledge, testimony, witness, from wit mind, sense, knowledge] 1 a: attestation of a fact or event in witness whereof the parties have executed this release b: evidence (as of the authenticity of a conveyance by… …   Law dictionary

  • testify — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. affirm, declare, state, depose, swear, avow, witness. See evidence. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To demonstrate] Syn. indicate, show, make evident; see prove . 2. [To bear witness] Syn. affirm, give… …   English dictionary for students

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