homologate


ho·mol·o·gate

verb \hō-ˈmä-lə-ˌgāt, hə-\
ho·mol·o·gat·edho·mol·o·gat·ing

Definition of HOMOLOGATE

transitive verb
:  sanction, allow; especially :  to approve or confirm officially
ho·mol·o·ga·tion \-ˌmä-lə-ˈgā-shən\ noun

Examples of HOMOLOGATE

  1. <to be effectual, a judge must homologate the plea bargain between the district attorney and the defense>

Origin of HOMOLOGATE

Medieval Latin homologatus, past participle of homologare to agree, from Greek homologein, from homologos
First Known Use: 1593

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