veri-, ver- (Latin: true, truth, real, truthfulness).
1. To declare true, assert the truth of (a statement).
2. To assert as a fact; to state positively, affirm.
3. To assert or allege something confidently.
4. In law, to state or allege that something is true.
1. Honest or truthful.
2. True or accurate.
1. The truth, accuracy, or precision of something.
2. The truthfulness or honesty of a person.
3. A truth or true statement.
1. The decision arrived at by a jury at the end of a trial.
2. An expressed conclusion; judgment.
A verdict is etymologically a "true saying" or a "true statement". It was evolved from verdit, the Anglo-Norman variant of Old French veirdit. This was a compound formed from veir "true" (a descendant of Latin verum and relative of English very) and dit "saying, speech", which came from Latin dictum. The partial Latinization of verdit to verdict is said to have taken place in the 16th century.
(New York: Arcade Publishing, 1990).
1. Telling the truth.
2. Corresponding to facts or to reality, and therefore genuine or real.
1. The establishment of the truth or correctness of something by investigation or evidence.
2. The evidence that proves something true or correct.
3. In law, an affidavit swearing to the accuracy of a pleading.
The view that every meaningful proposition is capable of being shown to be true or false.
verify, verifiable, verifiably:
1. To prove that something is true.
2. To check whether or not something is true by examination, investigation, or comparison.
3. In law, to swear or affirm under oath that something is true.
Speaking the truth; truthful, veracious.
In truth (archaic).
Appearing to be true or real.
1. The appearance of being true or real.
2. Something that only appears to be true or real, e.g., a statement that is not supported by evidence.
verism, verist, veristic:
Strict realism or naturalism in art and literature.
veritable, veritableness, veritably:
1. Indicating that something being referred to figuratively is as good as true.
2. True as a declaration or statement
The quality of being true or real.
2. Something that is true, especially a statement or principle that is accepted as a fact.
1. An adverb that is used in front of adjectives and adverbs to emphasize their meanings.
2. Indicates an extreme position or extreme point in time.
3. Exactly the right or appropriate person or thing, or exactly the same person or thing.
4. Used before nouns to emphasize seriousness or importance.