verifiable

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

Definition of verifiable

: capable of being verified

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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 Those who know him say his methodical delivery is the product of his training in engineering, a field that prizes verifiable fact and precision and where flamboyance is of little value. Joe Garofoli, SFChronicle.com, "California’s Alex Padilla brings rare Senate perspective — an immigrant family’s struggle for dignity," 25 Jan. 2021 But Healthvana also says its records create a verifiable proof of vaccination. David Z. Morris, Fortune, "Digital patient vaccination records could be the foundation for a ‘vaccine passport’," 29 Dec. 2020 Lawsuits filed by the Trump campaign and allies across the country have not identified verifiable instances of fraud. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "Supreme Court denies effort to block election results in 4 key states that sealed Trump's fate," 11 Dec. 2020 The time to start preparing for a safe, secure, and verifiable 2022 mid-term election begins as soon as the 2020 Presidential vote is certified across our nation. Fortune, "A cybersecurity agenda for the Biden administration," 9 Dec. 2020 For 30 years, the U.S. and its Asian allies have insisted on the complete and verifiable denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Ivo Daalder, Star Tribune, "The Biden administration: Doomsday dangers," 25 Nov. 2020 The campaign claims, without verifiable evidence, that there has been widespread voter fraud or compromises to the voting system in states projected to Biden, including Arizona, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Georgia. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Graham says he’ll ‘encourage’ Trump to ‘think about’ running in 2024 if election lawsuits fail," 9 Nov. 2020 President Trump has not conceded the race while his campaign has yet to come up with verifiable proof to support its claims of widespread fraud. Mike Brest, Washington Examiner, "Facebook removes Bannon-tied pages for spreading misinformation about election," 10 Nov. 2020 There's really no verifiable data from the country to illustrate who has a driver's license, but if Kim's black-sneaker security detail is any clue, that group is likely small. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, "All the Presidents' Cars: World Leaders' Rides vs. Their Countries' Top-Selling Cars," 3 Nov. 2020

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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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The first known use of verifiable was in 1593

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1 Feb 2021

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“Verifiable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/verifiable. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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