To prove that something, such as a document, is what it purports to be, especially so that the item can be admitted into evidence at a trial or hearing. For example, a party wishing to admit a letter into evidence may ask the witness whether it is, indeed, the letter he received, does he recognize the handwriting, and similar questions.
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He agreed to come back and testify if CBI needed him, when they pinned his accident on you.
The king's position was now so strong that foreign states began to testify their respect.
Both the Austrian ambassadors and the papal legates testify to the care with which he controlled "this nation so difficult to lead."
37 is textually uncertain) testify, in harmony with other considerations, that their language was Semitic, closely allied to Hebrew and to the language of the Moabites.
(twice), "I testify that Mahomet is the apostle of God!"