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Meaning of NOTARY

Pronunciation:  'nowturee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document's validity and to take depositions

NOTARY is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: notary public
 See Also: functionary, official



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\No"ta*ry\, n.; pl. {Notaries}. [F. notaire, L. notarius
notary (in sense 1), fr. nota mark. See 5th {Note}.]
1. One who records in shorthand what is said or done; as, the
   notary of an ecclesiastical body.

2. (Eng. & Am. Law) A public officer who attests or certifies
   deeds and other writings, or copies of them, usually under
   his official seal, to make them authentic, especially in
   foreign countries. His duties chiefly relate to
   instruments used in commercial transactions, such as
   protests of negotiable paper, ship's papers in cases of
   loss, damage, etc. He is generally called a {notary

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a notary in your dream, foretells of unsatisfied desires and probable lawsuits.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: accountant, amanuensis, approver, archivist, bookkeeper, certifier, clerk, confirmer, cosignatory, cosigner, documentalist, endorser, engraver, filing clerk, guarantor, insurer, librarian, marker, notary public, party, prothonotary, ratifier, record clerk, recorder, recordist, register, registrar, scorekeeper, scorer, scribe, scrivener, secretary, signatory, stenographer, stonecutter, subscriber, timekeeper, underwriter, upholder