certify a will

certify a will
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  • 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

  • certify — transitive verb ( fied; fying) Etymology: Middle English certifien, from Anglo French certefier, from Late Latin certificare, from Latin certus certain more at certain Date: 14th century 1. to attest authoritatively: as a. confirm …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • certify — UK [ˈsɜː(r)tɪfaɪ] / US [ˈsɜrtɪˌfaɪ] verb [transitive] Word forms certify : present tense I/you/we/they certify he/she/it certifies present participle certifying past tense certified past participle certified 1) to state officially that something… …   English dictionary

  • certify — certifier, n. /serr teuh fuy /, v., certified, certifying. v.t. 1. to attest as certain; give reliable information of; confirm: He certified the truth of his claim. 2. to testify to or vouch for in writing: The medical examiner will certify his… …   Universalium

  • certify — cer|ti|fy [ sɜrtı,faı ] verb transitive 1. ) to state officially that something is true, accurate, or of a satisfactory standard: Government auditors will certify the financial reports. Beef exports must be certified safe and disease free. a ) to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • probate — pro·bate 1 / prō ˌbāt/ n [Latin probatum, neuter of probatus, past participle of probare to test, approve, prove] 1 a: the process of proving in a court of competent jurisdiction (as a probate court) that an instrument is the valid last will and… …   Law dictionary

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  • Certified copy — For the 2010 French film, see Certified Copy (film). A certified copy is a copy (often a photocopy) of a primary document, that has on it an endorsement or certificate that it is a true copy of the primary document. It does not certify that the… …   Wikipedia

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