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[Anglo-French verifier, from Medieval Latin verificare, from Latin verus true + -ficare to make]
1 : to confirm or substantiate by oath, affidavit, or deposition [ a motion]
2 : to establish the truth, accuracy, or reality of
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.