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tr.v. val·i·dat·ed, val·i·dat·ing, val·i·dates
1. To establish the soundness, accuracy, or legitimacy of: validate the test results; validate a concern. See Synonyms at confirm.
2. To declare or make legally valid: validate an election.
3. To mark with an indication of official sanction: The official validated my passport with a stamp.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. to confirm or corroborate
2. (Law) to give legal force or official confirmation to; declare legally valid
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v.t. -dat•ed, -dat•ing.
1. to make valid; substantiate; confirm.
2. to give legal force to; legalize.
3. to give official sanction, confirmation, or approval to: to validate a passport.
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Execution procedure used by combatant command components, supporting combatant commanders, and providing organizations to confirm to the supported commander and US Transportation Command that all the information records in a time-phased force and deployment data not only are error-free for automation purposes, but also accurately reflect the current status, attributes, and availability of units and requirements. Unit readiness, movement dates, passengers, and cargo details should be confirmed with the unit before validation occurs.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
Past participle: validated
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|Verb||1.||validate - declare or make legally valid |
authorize, authorise, clear, pass - grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
ratify, sign - approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
probate - establish the legal validity of (wills and other documents)
|2.||validate - prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something|
affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain - establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
|3.||validate - give evidence for |
circumstantiate - give circumstantial evidence for
|4.||validate - make valid or confirm the validity of; "validate a ticket"|
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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1. confirm, prove, certify, substantiate, corroborate The evidence has been validated by historians.
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1. To assure the certainty or validity of:
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[+ contract, document] → valider
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