verb \ˈsərt-ə-ˌfī\

Definition of CERTIFY

transitive verb
: to attest authoritatively; especially : to attest officially to the insanity of
: to designate as having met the requirements to practice medicine or a particular medical specialty
intransitive verb
: to attest by a certificate <five year program leading to examination by the American Board which certifies in that specialty—Bulletin of Meharry Medical College>
cer·ti·fi·able \ˌsər-tə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective
cer·ti·fi·ably \-blē\ adverb

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