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verify

[′ver·ə‚fī]
(communications)
To ensure that the meaning and phraseology of the transmitted message convey the exact intention of the originator.
(computer science)
To determine whether an operation has been completed correctly, and in particular, to check the accuracy of keypunching by using a verifier.

verify

As used in pilot-controller terminology, it means, “Request confirmation of information” (e.g., “verify assigned altitude”).

verify

(1) To prove the correctness of data. See validate.

(2) In software quality assurance, to determine that a system conforms to the intended behavior specified in design documents. Contrast with validate.

(3) In data entry operations, to compare the keystrokes of a second operator with the data entered by the first operator to ensure that the data were entered accurately. See validate.

(4) An internal DOS/Windows command that tests each write operation by reading it back.
verify on     turn on
    verify off    turn off
    verify        display status
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In other words, they need to be able to verify the accuracy of information.
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Stephen Horn (R-Calif.) has introduced a bill that would allow the use of the worker registry to verify new voters.
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Because on key can't easily be derived from the other, a user can keep one key secret, using it to create a digital signature, and make public the other key so that anyone can verify -- but not forge -- that signature.
Traceability technology company OPTEL GROUP reported on Thursday the completion of the acquisition of Verify Brand to expand its traceability offering line.
A source in the PTA said that over 20.5 million SIMs were supposed to be verified by the cellular companies by the deadline time and the companies fail to verify the SIMs, they will be blocked in one go.
But according to the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, the agency that oversees E-Verify, the verification program can only be used to verify the status of prospective hires.
One major provision is aimed directly at employers, requiring state agencies and state contractors to verify employees through the federal E-Verify online system.
Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Form I-9 for all newly hired employees to verify their identity and authorization to work.