Definition of attestation :
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.
affirmation (part of speech: noun)
confirmation, promise, testimony, sanction, verification, certification, assertion, pledge, submission, acknowledgment, validation, declaration, proclamation, corroboration, affirmation, pronouncement, assurance, statement, oath, avowal, endorsement, warranty, approval, admission, ratification
evidence (part of speech: noun)
documentation, quotation, counter-evidence, exemplification, evidence, observation, determination, data, manifestation, authentication, indication, exhibit, illustration, connotation, support, specimen, information, substantiation, fact, deposition, demonstration, proof, establishment
- This is Shakspeare's own attestation to the truth of the idea of Hamlet which I have before put forth. - "Literary Remains, Vol. 2", Coleridge.
- About twenty soldiers, however, who are stated to have known the " little Capet" by sight when at the Tuileries, were also admitted, at their own request, to view the body of the child, and signed an attestation to the effect that they recognized it. - "Claimants to Royalty", John H. Ingram.
- When I had finished, he said- 'Leave room under it for the attestation of the parson. - "Wilfrid Cumbermede", George MacDonald.