Usage examples for verification

  1. The man looked to me, as if for my verification. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  2. He then proceeds, by the inductive processes of hypothesis and experimental verification, to determine what agencies produce such or such an event, under what conditions they bring this about, what are all the phenomenal conditions, positive and negative, antecedent and concomitant, in the absence of any one of which this event will not happen, and in the presence of all of which it will happen. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  3. They would not believe Him unless they had verification of His promises. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  4. The agent, no doubt, would hand it on to his lord, by way of confirmation and verification. – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  5. " Thank you," said the judge, with a bland smile; " we will accept your sworn testimony unless the learned counsel for the prosecution demands verification." – The Red Thumb Mark by R. Austin Freeman
  6. We believe that we are justified by science, reason, and analogy; and confidently look to be further justified by verification. – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  7. This thesis has seemed to require statistical verification, and the effort has been made to measure the elements in trade, to assign proportions for retail trade and for wholesale trade, to obtain indicia of the extent and variation of speculation in securities, grain, and other things on the organized exchanges, and to indicate something of the extent of less organized speculation running through the whole of business. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  8. The ruined condition of Central American round temples scarcely justifies the hope that such a verification can be made. – The Fundamental Principles of Old and New World Civilizations by Zelia Nuttall
  9. Frances looked at Nola with brows lifted inquiringly, as if waiting her verification. – The Rustler of Wind River by G. W. Ogden
  10. " And you are scheming at something now," said the little nobleman, sagacious so far; but he was too eager to read the verification of the tentative remark in her face, and she perceived that it was a guess founded on her show of spirit. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  11. Soon after the statement of the transmutation theory, a striking verification of one of its consequences appeared. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  12. Training in reasoning, however, must involve training in verification of facts before pronouncing judgement. – The Child Under Eight by E.R. Murray and Henrietta Brown Smith
  13. When and how it originated we know not; but the story of a Plant- Animal in Western Asia descended through the ages, and passed from traveller to traveller, from historian to historian, until in our time the fable has received a practical verification. – The-Romance-of-Industry-and-Invention by Cochrane, Robert
  14. He was an extraordinarily accurate man, and by no means willing to pick up, or record, or pass on stray pieces of gossip about historical people, without verification. – The Adventure of Living by John St. Loe Strachey