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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.
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|Adj.||1.||validating - serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"|
corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validatory, verificatory, verifying, confirmative, confirmatory, confirming, collateral
supportive - furnishing support or assistance; "a supportive family network"; "his family was supportive of his attempts to be a writer"