ver·​i·​fi·​able | \ ˌver-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl How to pronounce verifiable (audio) \

Definition of verifiable

: capable of being verified

Other Words from verifiable

verifiability \ ˌver-​ə-​ˌfī-​ə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce verifiable (audio) \ noun
verifiableness noun

Examples of verifiable in a Sentence

we're not sure whether that's a verifiable hypothesis you need a verifiable letter from your doctor to file a claim for short-term disability
Recent Examples on the Web State law requires that by 2024 all counties utilize a voter verifiable paper audit trail, or VVPAT machines, said Lake County Board of Elections and Registration assistant director LeAnn Angerman. Alexandra Kukulka, Chicago Tribune, 19 July 2022 There are also questions about whether these programs can be administered in a way that is fair and verifiable. Steven Savage, Forbes, 19 July 2022 Along with accepting eligible members of the armed forces, the cemetery will admit the spouses, unmarried children and verifiable life-long dependents of veterans, according to the state's website. Will Langhorne, Arkansas Online, 29 May 2022 Nation/World Elon Musk’s deal to buy Twitter is in serious jeopardy, three people familiar with the matter say, as Musk’s camp concluded that Twitter’s figures on spam accounts are not verifiable. Faiz Siddiqui, Gerrit De Vynck, Anchorage Daily News, 8 July 2022 Much of what is in this article, much of what Pinsky tells me over the course of our time together, is verifiable through legal documents, photos, texts, emails, and other sources. Alex Morris, Rolling Stone, 8 July 2022 Now that Musk’s team has concluded Twitter’s figures on spam accounts are not verifiable, one of the people said, it is expected to take potentially drastic action. Gerrit De Vynck, Washington Post, 7 July 2022 His view is that the way forward here is to use digital identity building blocks such as W3C verifiable credentials (VCs). David G.w. Birch, Forbes, 4 July 2022 OneCoin also claimed to have a private blockchain, as opposed to a public and verifiable one that other virtual currencies have, and the value of OneCoin was determined by the company rather than market demand, the FBI said. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 30 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of verifiable

1593, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for verifiable

verify + -able

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31 Jul 2022

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“Verifiable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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