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attest (verb), attests; attested; attesting
1. To show, to substantiate, or to state that something exists and is true and valid: Bill's lawyer attested the validity of his father's will.

The success of the medical operation attests the skill of Manfred's surgeon.

2. Etymology: from Latin attestari, literally, "to bear witness to"; from ad-, "to" + testari, "to bear witness"; from testis, "witness" and it is related to "testify" and "testimony".
Bear witness to the truth or validity of something.
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To certify, to declare to be true, or to authenticate the validity of something. (1)