homologate(redirected from homologating)
tr.v. ho·mol·o·gat·ed, ho·mol·o·gat·ing, ho·mol·o·gates
To approve, especially to confirm officially.
[Medieval Latin homologāre, homologāt-, from Greek homologein, to agree, from homologos, agreeing; see homologous.]
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1. (Law) law to confirm (a proceeding, etc)
2. (Motor Racing) to recognize (a particular type of car or car component) as a production model or component rather than a prototype, as in making it eligible for a motor race
[C17: from Medieval Latin homologāre to agree, from Greek homologein to approve, from homologos agreeing, from homo- + legein to speak]
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Past participle: homologated
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