Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb verify

4 senses of verify

Sense 1
verify -- (confirm the truth of; "Please verify that the doors are closed"; "verify a claim")
       => confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm -- (establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant")

Sense 2
control, verify -- (check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard; "Are you controlling for the temperature?")
       => test, prove, try, try out, examine, essay -- (put to the test, as for its quality, or give experimental use to; "This approach has been tried with good results"; "Test this recipe")

Sense 3
verify -- (attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition))
       => confirm, reassert -- (strengthen or make more firm; "The witnesses confirmed the victim's account")

Sense 4
affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear -- (to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent")
       => declare -- (state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with")

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