“Notarized” means to have a legal document officially verified by a notary public (a person authorized to perform certain legal formalities, such as witnessing signatures) who signs and seals the document as proof of its authenticity.
- When buying a house, the deed is notarized by a notary public to ensure its validity.
- A power of attorney document needs to be notarized to make it legally binding.
Very Simple Definition:
To have a document officially verified by a special person who signs it and puts a special stamp on it.
- When buying a house, the papers showing the purchase have to be notarized by a special person to make them valid.