attested attested  /ə ˈtɛ stɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) established as genuine

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. As attested by the popularity of speed-reading courses, many people think that reading better means simply reading faster.
  2. Although PTI could not independently verify that Prachanda wrote the e-mail, several senior Party leaders attested that he was the author.
  3. The authenticity in his quavering baritone attested to a life of bitter experience.

News

  • ESL to Go taking English classes to Nashville's refugees

    To get volunteer with ESL to Go or to learn more, visit ESLtoGo.org or email ESLtoGO@TFLI.org. Gatluakk Thach, a former refugee and child soldier in southern Sudan, attested to the enormous struggle of getting to English classes.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Ashland City Times

Quotes

  1. John Wells, Professor of Phonetics at the University of London, said: "This phenomena is well attested in birds. You find distinct chirping accents in the same species around the country. This could also be true of cows. In small populations such as...
    on Aug 23, 2006 By: John C. Wells Source: Independent Online

  2. "I've defended the unity of Canada while refusing to diminish provincial autonomy," Dion wrote. "As a minister, I was an ardent defender of provincial jurisdictions. Many of my cabinet colleagues have attested to that."
    on Oct 24, 2007 By: Stephane Dion Source: 570 News

  3. "US, the UN and many other organizations which sent observers to the elections:all attested to an election that was free of widespread systemic fraud," Gary Grappo, former ambassador to Oman and current political counselor to the US Embassy in...
    on May 3, 2010 By: Gary A. Grappo Source: Christian Science Monitor

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