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cer·ti·fy

(ser'ti-fī),
To commit a patient to a mental hospital in accordance with the laws of the state.
[L. certus, certain, + facio, to make]

certify

(sûr′tə-fī′)
v. certi·fied, certi·fying, certi·fies
v.tr.
1. To issue a license or certificate to.
2. To declare to be in need of psychiatric treatment or confinement.

cer′ti·fi′er n.

certify

[sur′tifī]
1 to guarantee formally that certain requirements based on expert knowledge of significant, pertinent facts have been met.
2 to attest, by a legal process, that someone is insane.
3 to attest to the fact of someone's death in writing, usually on a form required by a local authority.
4 to declare that a person has satisfied certain requirements for membership or acceptance into a professional or other group. See also board certification. certifiable, adj, certification, n.

certify

(sĕrt′ĭ-fī″) [L. certus, certain, + facio, to make]
1. To confirm or verify.
2. To make a declaration concerning the sanity of an individual.
3. To report certain specified diseases to public health authorities.
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