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. 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.

  2. Ronit Lupu:

    On completion of the excavations at Shu?fat, it is quite evident that there was a thriving settlement in the Jerusalem area in ancient times. Thousands of years later, the buildings uncovered are of a standard that would not fall short of Jerusalem’s architecture, this discovery represents a highly significant addition to our research of the city and the vicinity. Apart from the pottery, the fascinating flint finds attest to the livelihood of the local population in prehistoric times: Small sickle blades for harvesting cereal crops, chisels and polished axes for building, borers and awls, and even a bead made of carnelian (a gemstone), indicating that jewelry was either made or imported.

  3. 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.

  4. James Levine:

    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.

  5. Jay Sekulow:

    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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