What does validate mean?

Definitions for validate
ˈvæl ɪˌdeɪtval·i·date

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. validate, formalize, formaliseverb

    declare or make legally valid

  2. validateverb

    prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something

  3. validate, corroborateverb

    give evidence for

  4. validateverb

    make valid or confirm the validity of

    "validate a ticket"


  1. validateverb

    Check or prove the validity of.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Validateverb

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

  2. Etymology: [See Valid.]


  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. validate

    To confirm or verify.

    They did validate their train tickets before travelling.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 24, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of validate in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of validate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of validate in a Sentence

  1. Prince Abdulaziz:

    As a responsible and reliable producer with a long-term horizon, the kingdom is committed to continue to invest in its oil and gas sector, despite the drop in the oil price, these measures validate our belief in the strength of the long-term fundamentals of energy markets, and demonstrate the importance that Saudi Arabia attaches to maintaining Saudi Arabia oil export capability and spare capacity.

  2. Cliff Lipson -RRB- Adele:

    It's not my job to validate how people feel about their bodies. I feel bad that it's made anyone feel horrible about themselves - but that's not my job. I'm trying to sort my own life out. I can't add another worry.

  3. Jose Medina:

    I have been in conversation with the Riverside County Office of Education, which agrees that we need to do more to protect our students and validate that they are in safe learning environments.

  4. Morgan Daven:

    It was surprising to validate that both the public and primary care physicians are challenged in the distinctions between mild cognitive impairment vs. what is deemed' normal aging,' the Results underscore how much work we must do in continuing to educate.

  5. Gordana Biernat:

    Stop waiting for others to validate YOU. Your own approval is all you need.

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  • validierenGerman
  • επικυρώνωGreek
  • confirmar, validarSpanish
  • kinnitamaEstonian
  • tarkistaa, oikeellisuus, validoidaFinnish
  • valider, justifierFrench
  • bailíochtaigh, bailmheas, deimhnigh, dearbhaigh a bheith bailíIrish
  • validareItalian
  • לאמתHebrew
  • przeprowadzać walidację, walidowaćPolish
  • ратифици́ровать, [[провести́]] [[валидация, [[проводи́ть]] [[валидация, утвержда́ть, [[подтвержда́ть]] [[пра́вильность]], утверди́ть, [[подтверди́ть]] [[пра́вильность]]Russian
  • validera, giltigförklara, bekräftaSwedish
  • 验证Chinese

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    • A. handsome
    • B. dangerous
    • C. alternate
    • D. transparent

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