Definition of certify
- agencies that certify teachers
A judge must certify the contract.
The document has been certified by the court.
The car dealer certifies each car before it is sold.
Has your doctor been certified?
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synonyms see in addition approve
: to say officially that something is true, correct, or genuine
: to say officially that something or someone has met certain standards or requirements
: to say officially that someone is insane and in need of treatment
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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