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certify

(Approve), verb accede to, accept, accord, accord one's approval, accredit, acknowledge, admit, agree, agree to, allow, assent, assent to, authorize, charter, concur, concur in, confirm, confirm officially, consent, countenance, empower, endorse, entitle, establish, give assent, give clearance, give consent, give permission, legalize, license, make valid, permit, pronounce legal, ratify, sanction, uphold, validate, yield assent

certify

(Attest), verb acknowledge, advance, affirm, affirm explicitly, affirm in an official capacity, allege, assert, assert formally, assert oneself, assert positively, assert under oath, asseverate, assure, attest, authenticate, aver, avouch, avow, be sworn, bear out, bear witness, bear witness to, bring forward, claim, confess, confirm, confirm as correct, confirmare, convenant, corroborate, countersign, declare the truth of, declare to be true, deliver as one's act and deed, depone, depose, document, endorse, ensure, evince, execute, fortify, give a guarantee, give one's word, guarantee, guaranty, insist, insure, issue a statement, make absolute, make certain, make one's oath, make sure, proclaim, pronounce, ratify, reaffirm, reassure, reinsure, set one's hand and seal to, solemnly affirm, state emphatically, state with conviction, stress, sustain, swear, swear an affiiavit, take one's oath, testify, utter with conviction, validate, verify, vouch, vouch for, vouch for as genuine, warrant
Associated concepts: certification of pleadings
See also: accredit, acknowledge, adduce, affirm, allow, approve, ascertain, assert, assure, attest, audit, authorize, avouch, avow, bear, bond, cite, claim, confirm, corroborate, cosign, countersign, declare, depose, endorse, ensure, establish, evidence, guarantee, indorse, legitimate, let, maintain, manifest, notarize, permit, posit, promise, qualify, reassure, seal, show, sign, sponsor, state, subscribe, substantiate, support, sustain, swear, testify, uphold, validate, verify, vouch, vow, witness
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It certifies only that a system of policies and procedures is in place to make the manufacture of quality products possible.
Those rules, says Patty Conway-of Oregon Tilth, which certifies finished cereals like General Mill's Sunrise and Country Choice Naturals, apply to everyone from the farmers who grow the grain and the factory where the grain is milled, to the plant where it's packaged and the company that markets it.
"We feel that SCS certifies in the strictest and most inclusive sense and in a way that pleases environmentalists and foresters alike." McNulty also credits the certification process with improving company functions and forest management practices.