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 verifiability (audio) \ noun
verifiableness noun

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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 Little evidence indicates that current AI apps can beat clinicians when assessing skin lesion risk, at least not in a verifiable or reproducible form. David Meyer, Fortune, "The importance of caffeine," 11 Feb. 2020 Even Chrissy Teigen, verifiable superstar in her own right, is too awestruck by Queen Bey to speak to her! Emily Dixon, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen Said She Was Too Nervous to Talk to Beyoncé at Her Oscars After-Party," 11 Feb. 2020 Plus, Bachelor spoilers blogger Reality Steve has written that Victoria P. was present to crown her Miss Louisiana successor in October (a quite verifiable event) — well before filming ended in November. Martha Sorren,, "This Is Who Probably Has Her Bags Packed In That New Bachelor Promo," 3 Feb. 2020 His first verifiable confirmation came from a chance meeting with descendants of the Winters and Griffin families whose oral histories and research set him on the trail of unearthing the Hockley-Clay Cemetery at Uhr Lane and Higgins Road. Vincent T. Davis,, "Conservationists and descendants explore forgotten San Antonio African American cemetery," 12 Jan. 2020 An independent, verifiable metric for evaluating OPO performance can be an important tool, helping to identify potential opportunities for growth in OPOs' quest for continual improvement. Jen Christensen, CNN, "Trump administration seeks to make more kidneys available for transplants," 17 Dec. 2019 Someday, a trilateral treaty may be necessary and achievable; meanwhile, confidence embodied in verifiable arms-control agreements between the two nuclear superpowers must be preserved. Jessica T. Mathews, The New York Review of Books, "Do the Democrats Have a Foreign Policy?," 16 Jan. 2020 These incidents are admittedly based only on the claims of Lazar himself and a handful of supporters, but his lengthy 2019 interview on Joe Rogan’s podcast yielded a hefty dose of readily verifiable chaos. Jordan Runtagh,, "The Storming of Area 51: A Covert Journey to the Heart of America’s Worst-Kept Secret," 13 Jan. 2020 Stick to the facts: Use verifiable data like numbers, grades, and awards to demonstrate your accomplishments. Samantha Boardman, Marie Claire, "How Can I Better Advocate For Myself?," 4 Dec. 2019

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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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17 Feb 2020

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“Verifiable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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