What does attest mean?

Definitions for attest
əˈtɛstat·test

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. attest(verb)

    authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity

    "I attest this signature"

  3. testify, attest, take the stand, bear witness(verb)

    give testimony in a court of law

  4. attest(verb)

    establish or verify the usage of

    "This word is not attested until 1993"

Wiktionary

  1. attest(Verb)

    To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine.

    When will the appraiser attest the date of the painting?

  2. attest(Verb)

    To certify by signature or oath

    You must attest your will in order for it to be valid.

  3. attest(Verb)

    To certify in an official capacity.

  4. attest(Verb)

    To supply or be evidence of

    Will her fine work attest her ability.

  5. attest(Verb)

    To put under oath.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attest(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness: cf. F. attester.]

  2. Attest(verb)

    to give proof of; to manifest; as, the ruins of Palmyra attest its ancient magnificence

    Etymology: [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness: cf. F. attester.]

  3. Attest(verb)

    to call to witness; to invoke

    Etymology: [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness: cf. F. attester.]

  4. Attest(noun)

    witness; testimony; attestation

    Etymology: [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness: cf. F. attester.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Attest

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attest in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of attest in a Sentence

  1. Dave Chokshi:

    Every person must attest to their eligibility on the application, once they’re actually at the site, they have to be able to prove their eligibility with some sort of documentation.

  2. James Comey:

    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.

  3. Virginia Giuffre:

    And when they say massage, that means erotic, okay ? That's their term for it, i think there are plenty of other witnesses that can attest to what massage actually means. And I'm telling you that Ghislaine Maxwell in jailIn told me to go to and give him a massage, which means sex.

  4. Marty Baron:

    Bernie Sanders is a member of a large club of politicians -- of every ideology -- who complain about their coverage, contrary to the conspiracy theory the senator seems to favor, Jeff Bezos allows our newsroom to operate with full independence, as our reporters and editors can attest.

  5. Saadi Shirazi:

    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.

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