attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence(verb)
provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
"His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"
authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity
"I attest this signature"
testify, attest, take the stand, bear witness(verb)
give testimony in a court of law
establish or verify the usage of
"This word is not attested until 1993"
To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine.
When will the appraiser attest the date of the painting?
To certify by signature or oath
You must attest your will in order for it to be valid.
To certify in an official capacity.
To supply or be evidence of
Will her fine work attest her ability.
To put under oath.
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
to give proof of; to manifest; as, the ruins of Palmyra attest its ancient magnificence
to call to witness; to invoke
witness; testimony; attestation
Origin: [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness: cf. F. attester.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
at-test′, v.t. to testify or bear witness to: to affirm by signature or oath: to give proof of, to manifest: (obs.) to call to witness.—v.i. to bear witness.—n. (Shak.) witness, testimony.—adjs. Attest′able, Attest′ative.—ns. Attestā′tion, act of attesting: administration of an oath; Attest′or, Attest′er, one who attests or vouches for. [L. attestāri, ad, to, testis, a witness.]
The numerical value of attest in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of attest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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