An example of verify is when you confirm that something you said is true.
An example of verify is when you do research to make sure that something you were told is, in fact, true.
Experiments that verified the hypothesis.
Origin of verify
- Middle English verifien from Old French verifier from Medieval Latin vērificāre Latin vērus true wērə-o- in Indo-European roots Latin -ficāre -fy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition