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au·then·ti·cate

 (ô-thĕn′tĭ-kāt′)
tr.v. au·then·ti·cat·ed, au·then·ti·cat·ing, au·then·ti·cates
To establish the authenticity of; prove genuine: a specialist who authenticated the antique samovar. See Synonyms at confirm.

au·then′ti·ca′tion n.
au·then′ti·ca′tor n.

authenticate

(ɔːˈθɛntɪˌkeɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to establish as genuine or valid
2. to give authority or legal validity to
auˌthentiˈcation n
auˈthentiˌcator n

au•then•ti•cate

(ɔˈθɛn tɪˌkeɪt)

v.t. -cat•ed, -cat•ing.
1. to establish as genuine.
2. to establish conclusively the authorship or origin of.
3. to make authoritative or valid.
[1565–75; < Medieval Latin]
au•then′ti•cat`a•ble, adj.
au•then`ti•ca′tion, n.
au•then′ti•ca`tor, n.

authenticate

A challenge given by voice or electrical means to attest to the authenticity of a message or transmission.

authenticate


Past participle: authenticated
Gerund: authenticating

Imperative
authenticate
authenticate
Present
I authenticate
you authenticate
he/she/it authenticates
we authenticate
you authenticate
they authenticate
Preterite
I authenticated
you authenticated
he/she/it authenticated
we authenticated
you authenticated
they authenticated
Present Continuous
I am authenticating
you are authenticating
he/she/it is authenticating
we are authenticating
you are authenticating
they are authenticating
Present Perfect
I have authenticated
you have authenticated
he/she/it has authenticated
we have authenticated
you have authenticated
they have authenticated
Past Continuous
I was authenticating
you were authenticating
he/she/it was authenticating
we were authenticating
you were authenticating
they were authenticating
Past Perfect
I had authenticated
you had authenticated
he/she/it had authenticated
we had authenticated
you had authenticated
they had authenticated
Future
I will authenticate
you will authenticate
he/she/it will authenticate
we will authenticate
you will authenticate
they will authenticate
Future Perfect
I will have authenticated
you will have authenticated
he/she/it will have authenticated
we will have authenticated
you will have authenticated
they will have authenticated
Future Continuous
I will be authenticating
you will be authenticating
he/she/it will be authenticating
we will be authenticating
you will be authenticating
they will be authenticating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been authenticating
you have been authenticating
he/she/it has been authenticating
we have been authenticating
you have been authenticating
they have been authenticating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been authenticating
you will have been authenticating
he/she/it will have been authenticating
we will have been authenticating
you will have been authenticating
they will have been authenticating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been authenticating
you had been authenticating
he/she/it had been authenticating
we had been authenticating
you had been authenticating
they had been authenticating
Conditional
I would authenticate
you would authenticate
he/she/it would authenticate
we would authenticate
you would authenticate
they would authenticate
Past Conditional
I would have authenticated
you would have authenticated
he/she/it would have authenticated
we would have authenticated
you would have authenticated
they would have authenticated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.authenticate - establish the authenticity of something
prove - obtain probate of; "prove a will"
attest, certify, evidence, manifest, demonstrate - provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes; "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"

authenticate

verb
1. verify, guarantee, warrant, authorize, certify, avouch All the antiques have been authenticated.
verify invalidate, annul, render null and void
2. vouch for, confirm, endorse, validate, attest He authenticated the accuracy of various details.

authenticate

verb
1. To assure the certainty or validity of:
Translations

authenticate

[ɔːˈθentɪkeɪt] VTautentificar, autenticar

authenticate

[ɔːˈθɛntɪkeɪt] vtétablir l'authenticité de

authenticate

vtbestätigen, authentifizieren (geh); signature, documentbeglaubigen; manuscript, work of artfür echt befinden or erklären; claimbestätigen; it was authenticated as being …es wurde bestätigt, dass es … war

authenticate

[ɔːˈθɛntɪkeɪt] vt (signature, document) → autenticare; (statement, information) → verificare, stabilire la veridicità di
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