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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Verification \Ver`i*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. v['e]rification.]
     1. The act of verifying, or the state of being verified;
        confirmation; authentication.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Law)
        (a) Confirmation by evidence.
        (b) A formal phrase used in concluding a plea.
            [1913 Webster]
  
     Verification of an equation (Math.), the operation of
        testing the equation of a problem, to see whether it
        expresses truly the conditions of the problem. --Davies &
        Peck. (Math. Dict.)
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  verification
      n 1: additional proof that something that was believed (some
           fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct; "fossils provided
           further confirmation of the evolutionary theory" [syn:
           confirmation, verification, check, substantiation]
      2: (law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the
         truth of that statement

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  61 Moby Thesaurus words for "verification":
     acid test, affirmation, ascertainment, assay, assurance,
     attestation, authentication, backing, backing up, bearing out,
     blank determination, bolstering, brouillon, buttressing,
     certification, check, checking, circumstantiation, collation,
     comparative scrutiny, confirmation, corroboration,
     corroboratory evidence, criterion, cross-check, crucial test,
     crucible, determination, docimasy, documentation, ensuring, essay,
     establishment, feeling out, first draft, fortification, kiteflying,
     ordeal, probation, proof, proving, proving out, ratification,
     reassurance, reassurement, reinforcement, rough draft,
     rough sketch, sounding out, standard, strengthening,
     substantiation, support, supporting evidence, test, test case,
     touchstone, trial, try, undergirding, validation
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  verification
  
     The process of determining whether or not the products of a
     given phase in the life-cycle fulfil a set of established
     requirements.
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  VERIFICATION, pleading. Whenever new matter is introduced on either side, 
  the plea must conclude with a verification or averment, in order that the 
  other party may have an opportunity of answering it. Carth. 337; 1 Lutw. 
  201; 2 Wils. 66; Dougl. 60; 2 T. R. 576; 1 Saund, 103, n. 1;  Com. Dig. 
  Pleader, E. 
       2. The usual verification of a plea containing matter of fact, is in 
  these words, "And this he is ready to verify," &c. See 1 Chit. Pl. 537, 616; 
  Lawes, Civ. Pl. 144; 1 Saund, 103, n. 1; Willes, R. 5; 3 Bl. Com. 309. 
       3. In one instance however, new matter need not conclude with a 
  verification and then the pleader may pray judgment without it; for example, 
  when the matter pleaded is merely negative. Willes, R. 5; Lawes on Pl. 145. 
  The reason of it is evident, a negative requires no proof; and it would 
  therefore be impertinent or nugatory for the pleader, who pleads a negative 
  matter, to declare his readiness to prove it. 
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  VERIFICATION, practice. The examination of the truth of a writing; the 
  certificate that the writing is true. Vide Authentication. 
  
  

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