Definitions for "notary "
notary provides an automatic digital timestamping service. Send a notary server a detached signature from a document, and you get back the notary's detached counter-signature.
A public officer who attests or certifies deeds and other writings, or copies of them, usually under his official seal, to make them authentic, especially in foreign countries. His duties chiefly relate to instruments used in commercial transactions, such as protests of negotiable paper, ship's papers in cases of loss, damage, etc. He is generally called a notary public.
in Quebec, a person with legal authority to draft a will.
One who records in shorthand what is said or done; as, the notary of an ecclesiastical body.