1. [syn: attested, authenticated, documented]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: established as genuine [syn: attested, authenticated,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
79 Moby Thesaurus words for "attested":
actual, affirmed, alleged, announced, ascertained, asserted,
asseverated, assured, authenticated, averred, avouched, avowed,
borne out, categorically true, certain, certified,
circumstantiated, confirmed, corroborated, decided, declared,
demonstrated, deposed, determinate, determined, documentary,
effectual, enunciated, established, factual, fixed, guaranteed,
historical, in the bag, made sure, manifestoed, nailed down,
not in error, objectively true, on ice, open-and-shut, pledged,
predicated, professed, pronounced, proved, proven, real, secure,
set, settled, shown, stated, substantiated, sure-enough, sworn,
sworn to, tested, tried, true, true as gospel, truthful,
unconfuted, undenied, undoubted, unerroneous, unfallacious,
unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted, validated,
veracious, verified, veritable, vouched, vouched for, vowed,