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The reason it takes us from November the second to December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious, very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct, across the state, every vote that was cast to make sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted.
Kenneth Blackwell

Meaning of "certify" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CERTIFY

From Old French certifier, from Medieval Latin certificāre to make certain, from Latin certuscertain + facere to make.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CERTIFY

certify  [ˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CERTIFY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Certify is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb certify in English.

WHAT DOES CERTIFY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Certification

Certification refers to the confirmation of certain characteristics of an object, person, or organization. This confirmation is often, but not always, provided by some form of external review, education, assessment, or audit. Accreditation is a specific organization's process of certification.

Definition of certify in the English dictionary

The first definition of certify in the dictionary is to confirm or attest, usually in writing. Other definition of certify is to endorse or guarantee. Certify is also to give reliable information or assurances.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CERTIFY

PRESENT

Present
I certify
you certify
he/she/it certifies
we certify
you certify
they certify
Present continuous
I am certifying
you are certifying
he/she/it is certifying
we are certifying
you are certifying
they are certifying
Present perfect
I have certified
you have certified
he/she/it has certified
we have certified
you have certified
they have certified
Present perfect continuous
I have been certifying
you have been certifying
he/she/it has been certifying
we have been certifying
you have been certifying
they have been certifying
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I certified
you certified
he/she/it certified
we certified
you certified
they certified
Past continuous
I was certifying
you were certifying
he/she/it was certifying
we were certifying
you were certifying
they were certifying
Past perfect
I had certified
you had certified
he/she/it had certified
we had certified
you had certified
they had certified
Past perfect continuous
I had been certifying
you had been certifying
he/she/it had been certifying
we had been certifying
you had been certifying
they had been certifying
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will certify
you will certify
he/she/it will certify
we will certify
you will certify
they will certify
Future continuous
I will be certifying
you will be certifying
he/she/it will be certifying
we will be certifying
you will be certifying
they will be certifying
Future perfect
I will have certified
you will have certified
he/she/it will have certified
we will have certified
you will have certified
they will have certified
Future perfect continuous
I will have been certifying
you will have been certifying
he/she/it will have been certifying
we will have been certifying
you will have been certifying
they will have been certifying
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would certify
you would certify
he/she/it would certify
we would certify
you would certify
they would certify
Conditional continuous
I would be certifying
you would be certifying
he/she/it would be certifying
we would be certifying
you would be certifying
they would be certifying
Conditional perfect
I would have certify
you would have certify
he/she/it would have certify
we would have certify
you would have certify
they would have certify
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been certifying
you would have been certifying
he/she/it would have been certifying
we would have been certifying
you would have been certifying
they would have been certifying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you certify
we let´s certify
you certify
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to certify
Past participle
certified
Present Participle
certifying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CERTIFY


beautify
ˈbjuːtɪˌfaɪ
brutify
ˈbruːtɪˌfaɪ
desertify
dɪˈzɜːtɪˌfaɪ
fortify
ˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪ
frutify
ˈfruːtɪˌfaɪ
identifier
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
identify
aɪˈdɛntɪˌfaɪ
justify
ˈdʒʌstɪˌfaɪ
mattify
ˈmætɪˌfaɪ
mortify
ˈmɔːtɪˌfaɪ
notify
ˈnəʊtɪˌfaɪ
objectify
əbˈdʒɛktɪˌfaɪ
prettify
ˈprɪtɪˌfaɪ
quantify
ˈkwɒntɪˌfaɪ
ratify
ˈrætɪˌfaɪ
recertify
riːˈsɜːtɪˌfaɪ
rectify
ˈrɛktɪˌfaɪ
refortify
riːˈfɔːtɪˌfaɪ
stratify
ˈstrætɪˌfaɪ
testify
ˈtɛstɪˌfaɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CERTIFY

certifiable
certifiably
certificate
certificate of deposit
certificate of incorporation
certificate of origin
Certificate of Secondary Education
certificate of unruliness
certificated
certification
certificatory
certified
certified accountant
certified mail
certified milk
certified public accountant
certified teacher
certifier
certifies
certiorari

WORDS THAT END LIKE CERTIFY

acetify
beatify
compactify
decertify
demystify
flintify
fructify
interstratify
left-justify
misidentify
moistify
mystify
overidentify
prenotify
presanctify
rejustify
right-justify
sanctify
stultify
unsanctify

Synonyms and antonyms of certify in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CERTIFY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «certify» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of certify

Translation of «certify» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CERTIFY

Find out the translation of certify to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of certify from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «certify» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

证明
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

certificar
570 millions of speakers

English

certify
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रमाणित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التصديق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сертифицировать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

certificar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সত্য করিয়া বলা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

certifier
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengesahkan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

bescheinigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

認証する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공인하다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nandhakake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

xác nhận
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சான்றளிக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रमाणित करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

onaylamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

confermare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zaświadczam
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сертифікувати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

certifica
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πιστοποιεί
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sertifiseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

certifiera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sertifisere
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of certify

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CERTIFY»

The term «certify» is very widely used and occupies the 19.901 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CERTIFY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about certify

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4 QUOTES WITH «CERTIFY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word certify.
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Kenneth Blackwell
The reason it takes us from November the second to December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious, very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct, across the state, every vote that was cast to make sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted.
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Corrine Brown
You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world, I can tell you that we would never certify another country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida.
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Dave Parnas
There are no standards for computer programmers and no group to certify them.
4
Thomas Wolfe
Not even the most powerful organs of the press, including Time, Newsweek, and The New York Times, can discover a new artist or certify his work and make it stick. They can only bring you the scores.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CERTIFY»

Discover the use of certify in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to certify and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Certify: A Parameter Extraction Tool for Power Semiconductor ...
Characterization and validation is a crucial step for developing a valid model.
Weifeng Li, 2009
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Small Business Administration: Additional Actions are Needed ...
1GAO, Small Business Administration: Additional Actions Are Needed to Certify and Monitor HUBZone Businesses and Assess Program Results, GAO-08-643 ( Washington, D.C.: Jun. 17, 2008). 2HUBZone Act of 1997, Pub. L. No. 105-135 ...
William B. Shear, 2009
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Principles of Applied Civil Engineering Design
Most states do not have explicit guidelines as to who should certify the drawings for all cases. The most explicit guidelines given by all of the states are that an engineer should not certify professional work outside of his or her area of expertise, ...
Ying-Kit Choi, 2004
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Code of Federal Regulations, Title 40, Protection of ...
- TABLE 1 TO § I060.5—SUMMARY OF ENGINE MANUFACTURER CEFITIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES Code of Federal Equipment type ls the engine manufacturer required to certify Iuel systems?' Regulations cite for certification Marine SI ...
‎2011
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PC Mag
PC Certify” from Landmark resolves hardware and software conflicts ll “'1 , CPU & System Board Tests - Clock speed. instruction set, DMA controller 1 & 2. interrupt controller 1 & 2, CMOS RAM. 8253/8254 timer, math coprocessor (instruction ...
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24 CFR Housing and Urban Development: CFR Parts 0-199
TABLE 1 TO §1060.5—SUMMARY OF ENGINE MANUFACTURER CERTIFICATION RESPONSIBILITIES Equipment type Is the engine manufacturer required to certify fuel systems?a Code of Federal Regulations cite for certification Marine SI ...
Office of The Federal Register, 2013
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Sample Preparation Products Application Bibliography
... of Abuse from Blood (Phase/Analysis: Certify/GC/MS) M0856, Basic Drugs from Plasma (Phase/Analysis: Cl8, Sl(AASP)/HPLC) Ml0l0, Drugs (AcidicBasic and Neutral) from Plasma (Phase/Analysis: Certify/HPLC) MI079, Drugs of Abuse from ...
‎1993
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The Role of Evidence in Risk Characterization: Making Sense ...
Table 12.1 A proposed willingness to certify causality scale adapted from thedegree ofcertainty scale ofthe California EMF Program. home or at work safe, or does Agent X increase the risk of ... to some degree?) Degree ofwillingness to certify ...
Peter M. Wiedemann, Holger Schütz, 2008
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Code of Federal Regulations
Certify vessels, engines, and fuel-system components as follows: (1) Component manufacturers must certify their fuel lines and fuel tanks intended for installation with Marine SI engines and vessels under this part 1060, except as allowed by ...
10
Protecting Your Pension For Dummies
If your complaint states that you're seeking class action status, one of the first pleadings that your attorney will file is called a motion to certify the class ( certification of the class is necessary for the case to proceed as a class action). Attached to ...
Robert D. Gary, Esq, Jori Bloom Naegele, Esq, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CERTIFY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term certify is used in the context of the following news items.
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WL looks to certify tech park near airport
Purdue University announces plans to create a 980-acre aerospace tech park on April 21, 2015. (WLFI Photo) ... «wlfi.com, Jul 15»
2
Board named to certify, discipline Saskatchewan teachers
Education Minister Don Morgan, with consultation from stakeholders, name nine people to new board that will certify, discipline Saskatchewan ... «Globalnews.ca, Jul 15»
3
International test will certify the Spanish level
The presentation of the International Service Assessment of the Spanish Language (Siele by its Spanish acronym) took place just a few hours ... «Cuba Headlines, Jul 15»
4
AASSC draws plan to certify 5.20 lakh trainees in aerospace in 10 …
BENGALURU: The newly constituted Aerospace and Aviation Sector Skill Council (AASSC) has drawn up a plan to certify about 5,20,000 ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
5
Certify Releases 2015 "What Business Travelers Prefer" Survey …
Certify's 2015 “What Business Travelers Prefer” survey results are based on 495 responses from employees in a wide array of functional roles ... «SYS-CON Media, Jun 15»
6
Berkeley leaders approve community benefits package; ZAB votes …
Ultimately, the board voted 5-3 (with one absence) to certify the EIR. Commissioners Shoshana O'Keefe, Igor Tregb and John Selawsky (sitting ... «Berkeleyside, Jun 15»
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FSSAI to certify your booze as safe for consumption
After cracking down on noodles and milk, the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is now turning to alcoholic beverages with plans ... «Ahmedabad Mirror, Jun 15»
8
CBFC refuses to certify trailer because of tagline
"When there are lots of movies out there with violent and sexual visuals, why can't they certify a trailer with such a tagline?" he asks. «Times of India, Jun 15»
9
City will certify delinquent utility accounts
Jenelle Teppen speaks to a crowd of Le Sueur landlords during an informational meeting on proposed rental regulations Wednesday evening. «Southernminn.com, Jun 15»
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A new government-sponsored scheme aims to certify yoga teachers …
Initially, QCI will certify individual teachers as there are no certification bodies in India now. They can log on to yogacertification.qci.org.in to ... «Times of India, Jun 15»

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