Attestation



an act of .
an declaration; testimony; evidence.
Contemporary Examples

Planned Parenthood went to court instead of signing the “attestation.”
Planned Parenthood Takes Fight Against Arizona Defunding Law to Court Terry Greene Sterling July 17, 2012

Historical Examples

The formula of attestation is very curious and may have been distorted either by the original scribe or the copyist.
Domesday Book and Beyond Frederic William Maitland

It asks no other bond than his promise, no other evidence or attestation than his veracity.
Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II Francis Augustus Cox

Instruments, to take; to take documents from the hand of the proper party by way of attestation.
Letters of Samuel Rutherford Samuel Rutherford

That death was the death of a martyr: it was met voluntarily in attestation of truth.
Mind and Motion and Monism George John Romanes

What can we do to prove it to them, so that I may lay my head on the block and thereby give you attestation of your birth?!
Such is Life Frank Wedekind

The Pope must believe this, or he must believe that he gives his attestation to what is not true.
Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber James Aitken Wylie

They recognised the body at once, and twenty of them signed an attestation to that effect.
Celebrated Claimants from Perkin Warbeck to Arthur Orton Anonymous

The presence and attestation of a notary in addition are usual but are not essential.
The Legal Position of the Clergy P. V. Smith

The narrative is followed by an attestation of its truth signed by him and two others of Lovewell’s band.
A Half Century of Conflict – Volume I Francis Parkman

n.

mid-15c., from Middle French attestation and directly from Latin attestationem (nominative attestatio) “an attesting, testimony,” noun of action from past participle stem of attestari “to prove, confirm” (see attest).

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  • Attester

    to bear witness to; certify; declare to be correct, true, or genuine; declare the truth of, in words or writing, especially affirm in an official capacity: to attest the truth of a statement. to give proof or evidence of; manifest: His works attest his industry. to put on oath. to testify or bear witness (often […]

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    to bear witness to; certify; declare to be correct, true, or genuine; declare the truth of, in words or writing, especially affirm in an official capacity: to attest the truth of a statement. to give proof or evidence of; manifest: His works attest his industry. to put on oath. to testify or bear witness (often […]



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