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Phonetics: at·test    \a-'test\

Function: verb

To attest to the fact that a statement is true is similar to swearing under oath that a statement is true.

Infinitive: to attest

Present Tense: attested

Past Tense: attests

Present Continuous: attesting

Past Perfect: attested

Definition 1:
To affirm to be true, correct, or genuine; to corroborate. A document signer could attest to the fact that the contents of the document were true and correct.

Definition 2:
A handful of states have notaries Attest to signatures as one of their official notarial acts along with witnessing signatures.

Definition 3:
Although attesting and affirming are similar in meaning, the act of attesting is a considerably different notary act than taking an affimation.

Definition 4:
One of our definitions of the word "notarize" is to certify or attest to the validity of a signature on a document or to the validity of a copy of a document as a notary public.

Definition 5:
To attest in a legal context means to bear witness, or authenticate something by signing as a witness.

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