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validate

[val-i-deyt]
verb (used with object), validated, validating.
1.
to make valid; substantiate; confirm: Time validated our suspicions.
2.
to give legal force to; legalize.
3.
to give official sanction, confirmation, or approval to, as elected officials, election procedures, documents, etc.: to validate a passport.

Origin:
1640–50; < Medieval Latin validātus (past participle of validāre to make valid), equivalent to valid- (see valid) + -ātus -ate1

validation, noun
validator, noun
validatory [val-i-duh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] , adjective
nonvalidation, noun
revalidate, verb (used with object), revalidated, revalidating.
revalidation, noun
unvalidated, adjective
unvalidating, adjective


1. authenticate, verify, prove.


1. disprove.
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validate (ˈvælɪˌdeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to confirm or corroborate
2.  to give legal force or official confirmation to; declare legally valid
 
vali'dation
 
n
 
'validatory
 
adj

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validate
1640s, from L. validatus, from validus (see valid). Related: Validated.
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