1. proved to be true
; - Example: "a verified claim"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Verify \Ver"i*fy\ (v[e^]r"[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Verified; p. pr. & vb. n. Verifying.] [F. v['e]rifier,
LL. verificare, from L. verus true + -ficare to make. See
Very, and -fy.]
1. To prove to be true or correct; to establish the truth of;
to confirm; to substantiate.
This is verified by a number of examples. --Bacon.
So shalt thou best fulfill, best verify.
The prophets old, who sung thy endless reign.
2. To confirm or establish the authenticity of by examination
or competent evidence; to authenticate; as, to verify a
written statement; to verify an account, a pleading, or
To verify our title with their lives. --Shak.
3. To maintain; to affirm; to support. [Obs.] --Shak.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: proved to be true; "a verified claim"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
46 Moby Thesaurus words for "verified":
actual, ascertained, attested, authenticated, borne out,
categorically true, certain, certified, circumstantiated,
confirmed, corroborated, demonstrated, determined, documentary,
effectual, established, factual, fixed, historical, not in error,
objectively true, proved, proven, real, settled, shown,
substantiated, sure-enough, tested, tried, tried and true, true,
true as gospel, truthful, unconfuted, undenied, undoubted,
unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable,
unrefuted, validated, veracious, veritable