What does verification mean?

Definitions for verificationˌvɛr ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confirmation, verification, check, substantiation(noun)

    additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct

    "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory"

  2. verification(noun)

    (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement


  1. verification(Noun)

    The act of verifying.

  2. verification(Noun)

    The state of being verified.

  3. verification(Noun)

    Confirmation; authentication.

    The detective needs verification of your whereabouts last night.

  4. verification(Noun)

    A formal phrase used in concluding a plea, to denote confirmation by evidence.

  5. verification(Noun)

    The operation of testing the equation of a problem, to see whether it truly expresses the conditions of the problem.


  1. Verification

    Verification in the field of space systems engineering covers two verification processes: Qualification and Acceptance

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. verification

    1. In arms control, any action, including inspection, detection, and identification, taken to ascertain compliance with agreed measures. 2. In computer modeling and simulation, the process of determining that a model or simulation implementation accurately represents the developer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of verification in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of verification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Madhur Verma:

    His address and background (were) unverified. He was not having (the mandatory) security badge which is given after police verification.

  2. Chris Christie:

    A plumbing repair ignited a fire in the wall which then spread through the building, it was accidental, there was nothing suspicious about it, and we have complete verification and there's no doubt about it. It was just a tragic accident.

  3. Stephen Gates:

    Many of these verification systems are likely online and need to access state databases where voter registration and verification is required to cast a vote, attacks against registered voter databases themselves would also be highly likely.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    I've said before that we will take no deal over a bad deal, but if I can prove that the deal we've put in place assures us through indisputable verification mechanisms that Iran cannot achieve breakout capacity, if I've got a bunch of scientists and nuclear experts saying this assures us that Iran is not on the brink of being a nuclear weapons power, then that's a public debate we should have.

  5. Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber:

    It is deeply troubling to me to realize that we have come to a place in the history of this great state of ours where a person can be charged, tried, convicted and sentenced by the media with no due process and no independent verification of the allegations involved, but even more troubling – and on a very personal level as someone who has given 35 years of public service to Oregon – is that so many of my former allies in common cause have been willing to simply accept this judgment at its face value.

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