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.
implies official confirmation of the validity of something to validate a will
implies proof of genuineness by an authority or expert to authenticate a painting
suggests the strengthening of one statement or testimony by another the witnesses corroborated her version of the event
suggests the producing of evidence that proves or tends to prove the validity of a previous assertion or claim the census figures substantiate his charge
is to establish as true or valid that which was doubtful or uncertain to confirm a rumor
is to prove something to be true or correct by investigation, comparison with a standard, or reference to ascertainable facts some of the dates given in the book could not be verified
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