"verifies" in the verb sense
confirm the truth of
"Please verify that the doors are closed"
"verify a claim"
2. control, verify
check or regulate (a scientific experiment) by conducting a parallel experiment or comparing with another standard
"Are you controlling for the temperature?"
attach or append a legal verification to (a pleading or petition)
4. affirm, verify, assert, avow, aver, swan, swear
to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
"Before God I swear I am innocent"
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