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attest Explained

attest at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


attest at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1547 (implied in attestation), from M.Fr. attester, from O.Fr. atester, from L. attestari "confirm," from ad- "to" + testari "bear witness," from testis "witness." ///

attest at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

v formal [Date: 1400-1500; Language: French; Origin: attester, from Latin attestari, from ad- 'to' + testis 'witness']//
1 [I and T] to show or prove that something is true: attest to// --Luxurious furnishings attested to the wealth of the owner.//
2 [T] to officially state that you believe something is true, especially in a court of law:

attest at Danish => English Of Explained:

shdistance, offsetabju

attest at Danish => English Of Explained:

redebris, drop, fall,

attest at German => English Of Explained:


attest at Dutch => English Of Explained:

ut, to te

attest at German => English Of Explained:


attest at German => English Of Explained:


attest at Norwegian => English Of Explained:

rce, keen,

attest at Swedish => English Of Explained:

ment, fixtu

attest at Swedish => english Of Explained:


attest at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

108 Moby Thesaurus words for "attest":
acknowledge, affirm, allege, and candle, announce, approve, argue,
assert, assert under oath, asseverate, assure, authenticate, aver,
avouch, avow, back, back up, be sponsor for, bear out,
bear witness, bespeak, betoken, bolster, bond, book, breathe,
buttress, certify, circumstantiate, confirm, connote, corroborate,
countersecure, declare, demonstrate, denote, depone, depose,
disclose, display, document, endorse, ensure, evidence, evince,
exhibit, express, fortify, furnish evidence, give evidence,
give indication of, go to show, guarantee, guaranty, illustrate,
imply, indicate, insure, involve, kiss the book, manifest, mark,
point to, probate, prove, ratify, reinforce, secure, set forth,
show, show signs of, sign, sign for, signalize, signify,
speak for itself, speak volumes, sponsor, stand behind,
stand up for, strengthen, subscribe to, substantiate, suggest,
support, sustain, swear, swear by bell, swear the truth, swear to,
swear to God, swear to goodness, symptomatize, tell, tend to show,
testify, undergird, undersign, underwrite, uphold, validate,
verify, vouch, vouch for, vouchsafe, vow, warrant, witness

attest at Danish => English Of Explained:

rika engleskoga govornoga p

Attest at German => English Of Explained:

Attest [atɛst]nsn

attest at Dutch => English Of Explained:

attest [ɑtɛst]
certificate, testimony

attest at Swedish => English Of Explained:

adherence, attachment(al

Attest at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Attest \At"test"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Attested}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Attesting}.] [L. attestari; ad + testari to bear witness:
cf. F. attester.]
1. To bear witness to; to certify; to affirm to be true or
genuine; as, to attest the truth of a writing, a copy of

Facts . . . attested by particular pagan authors.

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

3. To call to witness; to invoke. [Archaic]

The sacred streams which Heaven's imperial state
Attests in oaths, and fears to violate. --Dryden.

Attest \At*test"\, n.
Witness; testimony; attestation. [R.]

The attest of eyes and ears. --Shak.

attest at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: 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" [syn:
{certify}, {manifest}, {demonstrate}, {evidence}]
2: authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in
an official capacity; "I attest this signature"
3: give testimony in a court of law [syn: {testify}, {take the
stand}, {bear witness}]
4: establish or verify the usage of; "This word is not attested
until 1993"

attest at English (WD) Of Explained:



From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » lang=la|attestor|attestor|to witness to, bear witness, from Inter: term » lang=la|at-, combining form of Inter: term » lang=la|ad||to + Inter: term » lang=la|testor||to bear witness, from Inter: term » lang=la|testis||a witness.


* Inter: IPA » /əˈtɛst/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /@"tEst/
  • Inter: audio » en-us-attest.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: rhymes » ɛst


    Inter: en-ver » b

  • To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine.
    1. : When will the appraiser attest the date of the painting?
    2. 1599 — Shakespeare, Category: s - :The Life of Henry the Fifth|Henry V iii 1 (Act ii in First Folio edition)
    3. : Dishonour not your Mothers: now attest that those whom you call'd Fathers, did beget you.
    4. To certify by signature or oath
    5. : You must attest your will in order for it to be valid.
    6. To certify in an official capacity.
    7. To supply or be evidence of
    8. : Will her fine work attest her ability.
    9. Inter: RQ:Schuster Hepaticae V » viii
    10. : The supplementary bibliography (in Vol. VI) attests to the comprehensiveness of the effort.
    11. 1599 — Shakespeare, Category: s - :The Life of Henry the Fifth|Henry V Prologue (First Folio edition)
    12. : O pardon : since a crooked Figure may / Attest in little place a Million, / And let us, Cyphers to this great Accompt, / On your imaginarie Forces worke.
    13. To put under oath.

      Derived terms

      * attestation

  • attested
  • attestment


    Inter: trans-top » to affirm to be correct, true, or genuine
  • Albanian: Inter: t- » sq|dëshmoj, Inter: t- » sq|vërteroj
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|потвърждавам, Inter: t+ » bg|заверявам, Inter: t+ » bg|удостоверявам
  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|potvrdit
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|attesteren
  • Esperanto: Inter: t+ » eo|atesti

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|atesta, Inter: t- » ro|confirma, Inter: t+ » ro|adeveri
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|подтверждать
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|avalar, Inter: t+ » es|atestiguar
    • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|attestera

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » French: attester
    • Inter: ttbc » Ido: atestar

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * cite
  • quote

    External links

    * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
  • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1
  • Inter: R:OneLoo » k

  • Dutch

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=nl


    * Inter: audio » Nl-attest.ogg|Audio


    Inter: nl-noun » n|attesten|attestje
  • certificate, attestation


    * tastte

  • Swedish


    Inter: sv-noun » g=c
  • certification, authorization; certificate


    Inter: sv-noun-reg-e » r

    Related terms

    * attestera

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