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English noun: verification

1. verification (cognition) additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct


SamplesFossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory.


Synonymscheck, confirmation, substantiation


Broader (hypernym)cogent evidence, proof


Narrower (hyponym)bed check, checksum, crosscheck, odd-even check, parity check, redundancy check

2. verification (communication) (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement


Broader (hypernym)affidavit


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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