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 for certified
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Certify \Cer"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Certified; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Certifying.] [F. certifier, LL. certificare; L.
     certus certain + facere to make. See Certain, and cf.
     Certificate, v. t.]
     1. To give cetain information to; to assure; to make certain.
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              We certify the king, that . . . thou shalt have no
              portion on this side the river.       --Ezra iv. 16.
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     2. To give certain information of; to make certain, as a
        fact; to verify. --Hammond.
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              The industry of science at once certifies and
              greatly extends our knowledge of the vastness of the
              creation.                             --I. Taylor.
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     3. To testify to in writing; to make a declaration
        concerning, in writing, under hand, or hand and seal.
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              The judges shall certify their opinion to the
              chancellor, and upon such certificate the decree is
              usually founded.                      --Blackstone.
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     Certified check, A bank check, the validity of which is
        certified by the bank on which it is drawn.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  certified \certified\ adj.
     1. endorsed authoritatively as having met certain
        requirements; guranteed; as, certified milk; certified
        mail; a certified check. Opposite of uncertified.
        [Narrower terms: certificated, credentialed, documented;
        guaranteed] See also certifiable.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. legally insane according to clinical criteria.
  
     Syn: certifiable.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
  
     3. holding appropriate documentation and officially on record
        as qualified to perform a specified function or practice a
        specified skill.
  
     Syn: qualified.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  certified
      adj 1: endorsed authoritatively as having met certain
             requirements; "a certified public accountant" [ant:
             uncertified]
      2: fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly) [syn:
         certifiable, certified]
      3: holding appropriate documentation and officially on record as
         qualified to perform a specified function or practice a
         specified skill; "a registered pharmacist"; "a registered
         hospital" [syn: certified, qualified]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  103 Moby Thesaurus words for "certified":
     accepted, acknowledged, actual, admitted, affirmed, alleged,
     allowed, announced, approved, ascertained, asserted, asseverated,
     assured, attested, authenticated, averred, avouched, avowed,
     borne out, categorically true, certain, circumstantiated, conceded,
     confessed, confirmed, corroborated, countersigned, covered,
     decided, declared, demonstrated, deposed, determinate, determined,
     documentary, effectual, endorsed, ensured, enunciated, established,
     factual, fixed, granted, guaranteed, historical, in the bag,
     insured, made sure, manifestoed, nailed down, not in error,
     notarized, objectively true, on ice, open-and-shut, pledged,
     predicated, professed, pronounced, proved, proven, ratified, real,
     received, recognized, sealed, secure, secured, set, settled, shown,
     signed, stamped, stated, substantiated, sure, sure-enough, sworn,
     sworn and affirmed, sworn to, tested, tried, true, true as gospel,
     truthful, unconfuted, undenied, underwritten, undoubted,
     unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable,
     unrefuted, validated, veracious, verified, veritable, vouched,
     vouched for, vowed, warranted
  
  

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