Definition of notarize in English:

notarize

verb

[WITH OBJECT]
  • Have (a document) legalized by a notary.

    • ‘Minors traveling alone, with one parent or with a third party might need to carry written, notarized authorization from the absent parent or guardian to enter another nation, including Mexico and several others in Latin America.’
    • ‘The deed will need to be notarized and then recorded in the county deed records where the property is located.’
    • ‘The sales agent will generally schedule a second meeting to sign and notarize the estate planning documents proposed during the first meeting.’
    • ‘But the bank wrote back and said they required independent and notarized confirmation.’
    • ‘If I had been travelling outside Canada, the letter would have had to be notarized.’
    • ‘After gathering and notarizing signatures, SEP supporters had to spend additional hours sorting, addressing, stuffing and mailing petitions to local voter registrars.’
    • ‘Finally, the lease or its assignment will have to be notarised locally.’
    • ‘It seems that you will not be happy until you have seen signed and notarised copies of consent to model forms.’
    • ‘The retirement-account owner may not designate another as primary beneficiary unless the spouse signs a document approving such a designation and this approval is properly notarized.’
    • ‘‘Now, Harold, notarize these,’ Sadie instructed the room.’
    • ‘The couple started keeping extensive notes and five notarized copies of everything they were asked to produce.’
    • ‘Hornsby's campaign fought to include approximately 2,000 late-arriving ballots that had been excluded because they weren't notarized or witnessed, as required by law.’
    • ‘Any of you who have gone through the specialization process are aware that the documents must be notarized prior to being submitted to APTA.’
    • ‘Shortly before Ben's birth we had drawn up a co-parenting agreement, and after his birth a lawyer reviewed, witnessed, and notarized the document.’
    • ‘The Directive to Physicians does not need to be notarized.’
    • ‘Under the agreement, notarized documents must comply ‘with the appropriate document format,’ although that format is not defined.’
    • ‘Advance directives should be notarized, if possible, and copies should be given to your family and your doctor.’
    • ‘He singled out several egregious examples of bogus challenges, including an attempt, false on its face, to disallow entire sheets of signatures on the grounds that they were not notarized.’
    • ‘In lieu of that, I have to get documents notarized.’
    • ‘Several states require notarized copies of nursing licenses or birth certificates.’

Pronunciation:

notarize

/ˈnōdəˌrīz/