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attest

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Verb attest has 4 senses
  1. attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence - 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"
    --1 is one way to testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show
    Derived form: noun attestation2
    Sample sentence:
    They attest that there was a traffic accident
  2. attest - authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity; "I attest this signature"
    --2 is one way to
    affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
    Derived forms: noun attestation2, noun attestant2, noun attester1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. testify, attest, take the stand, bear witness - give testimony in a court of law
    --3 is one way to declare
    Derived forms: noun attestation1, noun attestant1
    Sample sentence:
    They attest that there was a traffic accident
  4. attest - establish or verify the usage of; "This word is not attested until 1993"
    --4 is one way to
    show
    Derived form: noun attestation2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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