Definitions for validateˈvæl ɪˌdeɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
val•i•dateˈvæl ɪˌdeɪt(v.t.)-dat•ed, -dat•ing.
to make valid; substantiate; confirm.
to give legal force to; legalize.
to give official sanction, confirmation, or approval to:
to validate a passport.
Origin of validate:
1640–50; prob. < F valider; see valid , -ate1
validate, formalize, formalise(verb)
declare or make legally valid
prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something
give evidence for
make valid or confirm the validity of
"validate a ticket"
Check or prove the validity of.
to confirm; to render valid; to give legal force to
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
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.