Meaning of “verify” in the English Dictionary

"verify" in British English

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verifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈver.ɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈver.ə.faɪ/
verification
noun [ U ] uk /ˌver.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌver.ə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/

I've never asked for verification of his resume.

(Definition of “verify” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"verify" in American English

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verifyverb [ T ]

us /ˈver·əˌfɑɪ/

to make certain or prove that something is true or accurate:

The report could not immediately be verified.
[ + (that) clause ] Tests verified (that) Beck had torn a shoulder muscle.

(Definition of “verify” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"verify" in Business English

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verifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈverɪfaɪ/ us

to check or prove that something is correct or true:

The results will need to be independently verified by experts.
verify that Regulators used data supplied by the casinos to verify that the amounts were accurate.

(Definition of “verify” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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