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
Examples of attest in a Sentence
From my vantage, the morale in the FBI was very high, and I can attest because of the high esteem and respect that people in the FBI had and still have for Jim Comey.
Hast thou not perfect excellence, ?tis best To keep thy tongue in silence, for ?tis this Which shames a man; as lightness does attest The nut is empty, nor of value is.
The images of dead soldiers, a farmer burying a dead horse in the snow and German prisoners corralled with their hands raised attest to the bleakness of this deadly campaign.
As understandably troubling as the accusations noted in recent press accounts are, they are unfounded, as anyone who truly knows me will attest, I have not lived my life as an oppressor or an aggressor.
I have had the privilege to work with Jay Sekulow and can attest to Jay Sekulow skill, integrity and knowledge of the law. If selected by the President, he would make an outstanding White House counsel.
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