Notary+public

  • 1 notary public — no·ta·ry public / nō tə rē / n pl no·ta·ries public or notary publics [Latin notarius stenographer, from nota note, shorthand character]: a public officer who certifies and attests to the authenticity of writings (as deeds) and takes affidavits,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 notary public — notary UK [ˈnəʊtərɪ] / US [ˈnoʊtərɪ] or notary public UK / US noun [countable] Word forms notary : singular notary plural notaries Word forms notary public : singular notary public plural notaries public legal someone who has the legal authority… …

    English dictionary

  • 3 notary public — UK US noun [C] (plural notaries public) (also notary (plural notaries)) ► LAW a type of lawyer who has the legal authority to see that documents are correctly signed or that they are true copies, and to make these documents official or legal:… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 notary public — Notary No ta*ry, n.; pl. {Notaries}. [F. notaire, L. notarius notary (in sense 1), fr. nota mark. See 5th {Note}.] [1913 Webster] 1. One who records in shorthand what is said or done; as, the notary of an ecclesiastical body. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 notary public — n. pl. notaries public or notary publics an official authorized to certify or attest documents, take depositions and affidavits, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Notary public — An embossed foil Notary Seal from the State of New York. A notary public (or notary or public notary) in the common law world is a public officer constituted by law to serve the public in non contentious matters usually concerned with estates,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 notary public — noun (plural notaries public or notary publics) Etymology: Middle English notary clerk, notary public, from Latin notarius clerk, secretary, from notarius of shorthand, from nota note, shorthand character Date: 15th century a public officer who… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 8 notary public — notaras statusas Aprobuotas sritis civilinė teisė ir procesas apibrėžtis Valstybės įgaliotas asmuo, kuriam Lietuvos Respublikos notariato įstatyme nustatyta teisė įtvirtinti neginčijamas fizinių ir juridinių asmenų subjektines teises ir… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 9 notary public — noun someone legally empowered to witness signatures and certify a document s validity and to take depositions • Syn: ↑notary • Derivationally related forms: ↑notarize (for: ↑notary) • Topics: ↑law, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 notary public — An officer whose duty is to attest the genuineness of deeds or writings in order to render them available as evidence of the facts therein contained, 39 Am J1st Notary § 2, and who is authorized by statute to administer various oaths. 39 Am J1st… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 11 notary public — pl. notaries public. a public officer or other person authorized to authenticate contracts, acknowledge deeds, take affidavits, protest bills of exchange, take depositions, etc. [1490 1500] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 notary (public) — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. registrar, certifier, signatory, witness, scrivener, recorder, clerk, public official …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 notary public — no′tary pub′lic n. pl. notaries public bus a person authorized to take affidavits, authenticate contracts, etc • Etymology: 1490–1500 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 14 notary public — /noʊtəri ˈpʌblɪk / (say nohtuhree publik) noun (plural notaries public) an official, usually a solicitor, authorised to certify contracts, acknowledge deeds, take affidavits, protest bills of exchange, take depositions, etc. Abbrev.: NP …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 notary public — /ˌnəυtəri pʌblɪk/ noun a lawyer who has the authority to witness documents and spoken statements, making them official (NOTE: The plural is notaries public.) …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 16 notary public — A public officer whose function it is to administer oaths; to attest and certify, by his hand and official seal, certain classes of documents, in order to give them credit and authenticity in foreign jurisdictions; to take acknowledgments of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 notary public — A public officer whose function it is to administer oaths; to attest and certify, by his hand and official seal, certain classes of documents, in order to give them credit and authenticity in foreign jurisdictions; to take acknowledgments of… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 notary public — noun ˈnəʊtəri ˈpʌblɪk an officer who can administer oaths and statutory declarations, witness and authenticate documents and perform certain other acts varying from jurisdiction to jurisdiction …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 NOTARY PUBLIC —    a professional person appointed to certify to a formality required by law as observed in his presence …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 20 notary public — person authorized to certify documents and take legal statements …

    English contemporary dictionary