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authenticate

[aw-then-ti-keyt]
verb (used with object), authenticated, authenticating.
1.
to establish as genuine.
2.
to establish the authorship or origin of conclusively or unquestionably, chiefly by the techniques of scholarship: to authenticate a painting.
3.
to make authoritative or valid.

Origin:
1565–75; < Medieval Latin authenticātus made authentic (past participle of authenticāre). See authentic, -ate1

authenticatable, adjective
authentication, noun
nonauthenticated, adjective
nonauthentication, noun
reauthenticate, verb (used with object), reauthenticated, reauthenticating.
reauthentication, noun
self-authenticating, adjective
unauthenticated, adjective
well-authenticated, adjective


1. confirm, validate, substantiate.
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authenticate (ɔːˈθɛntɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to establish as genuine or valid
2.  to give authority or legal validity to
 
authenti'cation
 
n
 
au'thenticator
 
n

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authenticate
1650s, "verify, establish the credibility of," from M.L. authenticatus, pp. of authenticare, from authenticus (see authentic). Authentication (1788).
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