Definitions for validateˈvæl ɪˌdeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

val•i•dateˈvæl ɪˌdeɪt(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.

Origin of validate:

1640–50; prob. < F valider; see valid , -ate1


Princeton's WordNet

  1. validate, formalize, formalise(verb)

    declare or make legally valid

  2. validate(verb)

    prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something

  3. validate, corroborate(verb)

    give evidence for

  4. validate(verb)

    make valid or confirm the validity of

    "validate a ticket"


  1. validate(Verb)

    Check or prove the validity of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Validate(verb)

    to confirm; to render valid; to give legal force to


  1. Validate

    The Validate program by McAfee Associates is used to provide checksum data for computer programs and data files. It is commonly used to verify that shareware applications written for MSDOS and Microsoft Windows based platforms have not been altered during distribution,.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. validate

    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.

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