Definitions of verification

  1. additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A verifying or proving to be true: the state of being verified. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. The act of verifying or proving to be true; the act of confirming or authenticating; the state of being verified, confirmed, or authenticated. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  4. The act of proving to be true. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for verification

  1. The man looked to me, as if for my verification – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  2. He then proceeds, by the inductive processes of hypothesis and experimental verification to determine what agencies produce such or such an event, under what conditions they bring this about, what are all the phenomenal conditions, positive and negative, antecedent and concomitant, in the absence of any one of which this event will not happen, and in the presence of all of which it will happen. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey