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What does "Attest" mean?

Definition

(n.) Witness; testimony; attestation (v. t.) To bear witness to; to certify; to affirm to be true or genuine; as, to attest the truth of a writing, a copy of record (v. t.) To call to witness; to invoke (v. t.) To give proof of; to manifest; as, the ruins of Palmyra attest its ancient magnificence


Synonyms manifest, evidence, demonstrate, certify, testify, bear witness, take the stand


Example: "I attest this signature" Example: "This word is not attested until 1993" Example: "His high fever attested to his illness"


Word Family attestation, attestations, attested, attesting, attests