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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • attest — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. testify, bear witness, depose, certify, swear, vouch. See evidence. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. bear witness, certify, verify, confirm, substantiate, support, bear out, testify, warrant, vouch… …   English dictionary for students

  • certify — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. attest (See affirmation, evidence). II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To give assurance] Syn. guarantee, accredit, vouch for, endorse; see approve 1 , guarantee 1 . 2. [To state formally] Syn. attest, verify,… …   English dictionary for students

  • endorse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. approve, support, second; recommend; subscribe (to); sign. See approbation. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To inscribe one s name] Syn. sign, put one s signature on, countersign, underwrite, sign one s… …   English dictionary for students

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