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attest

[uh-test]
verb (used with object)
1.
to bear witness to; certify; declare to be correct, true, or genuine; declare the truth of, in words or writing, especially affirm in an official capacity: to attest the truth of a statement.
2.
to give proof or evidence of; manifest: His works attest his industry.
3.
to put on oath.
verb (used without object)
4.
to testify or bear witness (often followed by to ): to attest to the reliability of an employee.
noun
5.
Archaic. witness; testimony; attestation.

Origin:
1590–1600; (< Middle French attester) < Latin attestārī to bear witness to, equivalent to at- at- + testārī (test(is) a witness + -ā- thematic vowel + -rī infinitive suffix)

attestable, adjective
attestant, noun
attester, attestor, attestator [uh-tes-tey-ter, at-e-stey-] , noun
attestive, adjective
reattest, verb (used with object)
unattested, adjective
well-attested, adjective
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attest (əˈtɛst)
 
vb (when intr, usually foll by to)
1.  (tr) to affirm the correctness or truth of
2.  to witness (an act, event, etc) or bear witness to (an act, event, etc) as by signature or oath
3.  (tr) to make evident; demonstrate: his life of luxury attests his wealth
4.  (tr) to provide evidence for: the marks in the ground attested the presence of a fossil
 
[C16: from Latin attestārī to prove, from testārī to bear witness, from testis a witness]
 
at'testable
 
adj
 
at'testant
 
n
 
at'tester
 
n
 
at'testor
 
n
 
at'testator
 
n
 
attestation
 
n

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attest
1540s, from M.Fr. attester, from O.Fr. atester (13c.) "affirm, attest," from L. attestari "confirm," lit. "bear witness to," from ad- "to" + testari "bear witness," from testis "witness" (see testament).
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