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Validate  v. t.  To confirm; to render valid; to give legal force to. "The chamber of deputies... refusing to validate at once the election of an official candidate."

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"Validate" Quotes from Famous Books

... Finn'. True lovers of adventure may revel in the masterly narrative of 'Tom Sawyer'. The artist may bestow his critical meed of approval upon the beauty of 'Joan of Arc'. The moralist may heartily validate the ethical lesson of 'The Man that Corrupted Hadleyburg'. Anyone may pay the tribute of irresistible explosions of laughter to the horse-play of 'Roughing It', the colossal extravagance of 'The Innocents Abroad', ...
— Mark Twain • Archibald Henderson

... claim to correspond with reality in ways that can be verified. If the judgment 'There is a green carpet in my hall' is taken to mean 'If I enter my hall, I shall see a green carpet,' perception tests whether the judgment 'corresponds' with the reality perceived, and so goes to validate or disprove the claim. But the limits within which this correspondence works are very strait. It applies only to such judgments as are anticipations of perception,[E] and will test a truth-claim only where there is willingness ...
— Pragmatism • D.L. Murray

Words linked to "Validate" :   ratify, corroborate, formalise, sustain, circumstantiate, authorize, co-sign, affirm, cosign, invalidate, validatory, confirm, modify, authorise, probate, clear

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