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English verb: validate

1. validate (social) declare or make legally valid


Synonymsformalise, formalize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)authorise, authorize, clear, pass


Narrower (hyponym)co-sign, cosign, probate, ratify, sign


Antonymsannul, invalidate, nullify, void, quash, avoid

2. validate (cognition) prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain


Antonymsnullify, invalidate

3. validate (communication) give evidence for


Synonymscorroborate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)confirm, reassert


Narrower (hyponym)circumstantiate

4. validate (change) make valid or confirm the validity of


SamplesValidate a ticket.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Antonymsvitiate, void, invalidate









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