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Pronunciation:  `surtufu'keyshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of certifying
  2. [n]  validating the authenticity of something or someone
  3. [n]  a document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
  4. [n]  confirmation that some fact or statement is true

CERTIFICATION is a 13 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: authentication, certificate, corroboration, credential, credentials, documentation, enfranchisement
 Antonyms: disenfranchisement
 See Also: accreditation, authorisation, authorization, bill of health, birth certificate, card, certificate of incorporation, commission, confirmation, diploma, document, empowerment, identity card, military commission, papers, probate, probate will, proof, registration, sheepskin, substantiation, teacher's certificate, teaching certificate, validation, written document



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cer`ti*fi*ca"tion\, n.[L. certificatio: cf. F.
The act of certifying.

Legal Dictionary
 Definition: 1. Written attestation. 2. Authorized declaration verifying that an instrument is a true and correct copy of the original.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: acceptance, affidavit, affirmance, affirmation, approbation, approval, ascertainment, assurance, attestation, authentication, authority, authorization, backing, backing up, bearing out, bill of health, bolstering, buttressing, certificate, certificate of proficiency, check, checking, circumstantiation, clearance, collation, confirmation, corroboration, corroboratory evidence, countenance, countersignature, credential, deposition, determination, diploma, documentation, empowerment, enabling, endorsement, enfranchisement, ensuring, entitlement, establishment, fiat, fortification, go-ahead, green light, imprimatur, John Hancock, navicert, nod, notarization, notarized statement, note, OK, okay, permission, proof, proving, proving out, ratification, reassurance, reassurement, reinforcement, rubber stamp, sanction, seal, sheepskin, sigil, signature, signet, stamp, stamp of approval, statement under oath, strengthening, subscription, substantiation, support, supporting evidence, swearing, sworn statement, sworn testimony, testamur, testimonial, testimony, the nod, ticket, undergirding, validation, verification, visa, vise, voucher, vouching, warrant, warranty, witness