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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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