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notarize

[noh-tuh-rahyz] /ˈnoʊ təˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), notarized, notarizing.
1.
to certify (a document, contract, etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public.
Also, especially British, notarise.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; notar(y) + -ize
Related forms
notarization, noun
renotarize, verb (used with object), renotarized, renotarizing.
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Examples from the web for notarize
  • Fill out the form online, print, notarize and mail with payment.
  • Notaries are expected to be impartial, unbiased and without a financial interest in the agreements they notarize.
British Dictionary definitions for notarize

notarize

/ˈnəʊtəˌraɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to attest to or authenticate (a document, contract, etc), as a notary
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Word Origin and History for notarize
v.

1935, from notary + -ize. Related: Notarized; notarizing.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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