transitive verb (-rized; -rizing) Date: 1926 to acknowledge or attest as a notary public

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  • notarize — no·ta·rize / nō tə ˌrīz/ vt rized, riz·ing: to acknowledge or attest as notary public notarize a document Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. notarize …   Law dictionary

  • notarize — no‧ta‧rize [ˈnəʊtəraɪz ǁ ˈnoʊ ] also notarise verb [transitive] LAW to be present when a document is signed, and sign it yourself to show this, so that it is official or legal: • Where can I get my will notarized? * * * notarize UK US (UK a …   Financial and business terms

  • notarize — (v.) 1935, from NOTARY (Cf. notary) + IZE (Cf. ize). Related: Notarized; notarizing …   Etymology dictionary

  • notarize — (Amer.) no·ta·rize || nəʊtÉ™raɪz v. legalize with a stamp of a notary public, authenticate or attest to as a notary public (also notarise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • notarize — [v] certify attest, authenticate, document, endorse, register, sign and seal, swear, validate, verify, witness; concepts 50,88 …   New thesaurus

  • notarize — ☆ notarize [nōt′ə rīz΄ ] vt. notarized, notarizing to certify or attest (a document) as a notary public, esp. with a signature seal notarization n …   English World dictionary

  • Notarize — The act of officially certifying a legal document by a notary public. The purpose of having a legal document notarized is to ensure the authenticity of the signatures that appear on the document. Once notarized, a document will have much more… …   Investment dictionary

  • notarize — notarization, n. /noh teuh ruyz /, v.t., notarized, notarizing. to certify (a document, contract, etc.) or cause to become certified through a notary public. Also, esp. Brit., notarise. [1925 30; NOTAR(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • notarize — verb to be witness of the authenticity of a document and its accompanying signatures in ones capacity as notary public …   Wiktionary

  • notarize — Synonyms and related words: OK, accept, accredit, affirm, amen, approve, authenticate, authorize, autograph, certify, confirm, cosign, countersign, endorse, give permission, give the go ahead, give the imprimatur, give thumbs up, initial, pass,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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