validate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ˈvælɪdeɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyvalidate
he/she/itvalidates
present participlevalidating
past tensevalidated
past participlevalidated
  1. 1
    to officially prove that something is true or correct

    The evidence does seem to validate his claim.

  2. 2
    to officially state that something is of a suitable standard

    All courses are validated by the University of Wales.

derived word

validation

 

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/ˌvælɪˈdeɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularvalidation
pluralvalidations