AskDefine | Define attested

Dictionary Definition

attested adj : established as genuine [syn: authenticated, documented]

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English

Etymology

From attestāri "to bear witness" + -ed

Adjective

attested
  1. Proven; shown to be true with evidence
  2. Supported with testimony
  3. Certified as good, correct, or pure
    • 1599 — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night v 1 (First Folio edition)
      A Contract of eternall bond of loue,Confirm'd by mutuall ioynder of your hands,Atteſted by the holy cloſe of lippes,

Verb

attested
  1. Simple past and past participle of to attest.

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