Definition of

Validate

  1. (verb, change) make valid or confirm the validity of
  2. (verb, cognition) prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something
  3. (verb, communication) give evidence for
  4. (verb, social) declare or make legally valid

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Synonyms of Validate

corroborate, formalise, formalize

Antonyms of Validate

invalidate

Origin of the word Validate

  1. 1640s, from L. validatus, from validus (see valid). Related: Validated. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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