The act of attesting; testimony; witness; a solemn or official declaration, verbal or written, in support of a fact; evidence. The truth appears from the attestation of witnesses, or of the proper officer. The subscription of a name to a writing as a witness, is an attestation.
- A thing that serves to bear witness, confirm or authenticate.
- A confirmation or authentication.
- The process, performed by accountants or auditors, of providing independent opinion on published financial and other business information of a business, public agency, or other organization.
- An appearance in print or otherwise recorded on a permanent medium.