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Thursday, September 03, 2020


verify is a synonym of determine

verb [ ver-uh-fahy ]

verify is another word for determine

When you determine something, you conclude or ascertain it by reasoning or observation. When you verify something, you prove its truth or correctness, or you confirm it. There is a resoluteness to both terms, but verify has veritas (truth) at its core. To verify the accuracy of information, as a journalist does, is to fact-check it or confirm that it’s true. To verify the authenticity of an antique or artwork is to confirm its provenance or history of ownership. And to verify the identity of someone, as when accessing sensitive information online, is to make certain that that person is who they claim to be.

Commonly found as

independently verified
The results from the survey had to be independently verified by a third party in order to be accepted.
verify the authenticity
When shopping for watches, the jeweler always verified the authenticity of the materials by using her loupe.

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Wednesday, September 02, 2020


innovative is a synonym of creative

adjective [ in-uh-vey-tiv ]

innovative is another word for creative

The adjective innovative emphasizes the introduction of something new. It is similar to the adjective creative insofar as it deals with originality, but innovative is far less likely to describe artistic endeavors, such as painting or writing. It is more at home in the world of technology and business-oriented problem solving, likely influenced by commercially oriented uses of the noun innovation to refer to new products introduced on the market, or the act of introducing new products.

Commonly found as

innovative solutions
The manager urged his team to come up with more innovative solutions to the complex problems of data security.
develop + innovative
The organization developed an innovative tool for communicating essential information in a timely manner.

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Tuesday, September 01, 2020


launch is a synonym of start

verb [ lawnch, lahnch ]

launch is another word for start

The verbs start and launch are both used to talk about setting something into motion, but launch implies movement of a bolder or more sudden nature. Material objects that are launched (rockets, missiles) are sent out with some force. This sense of blasting or bursting forth is carried over into the launching of things immaterial, such as campaigns, initiatives, or careers. Additionally, a person who launches into speech or action plunges right in, again suggesting a boldness or forcefulness that would be lost if they were to start to speak instead.

Commonly found as

officially launch
The technology company plans to officially launch its new music application online this month.
launch a campaign
The documentarian launched a campaign to raise funds for her next project.

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