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validate

verb

Definition of VALIDATE

1
to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of <a witness independently validated the policeman's version of events>
Related Words avouch, back (up), testify (to), vouch (for), witness; guarantee, warrant; affirm, assert, aver, avow, declare, profess; demonstrate, document, establish, prove, reinforce (also reenforce)
Antonyms disprove, rebut, refute
2
to show the existence or truth of by evidence <the booming economy in and of itself validated the soundness of the government's economic policies>
Antonyms disprove, rebut, refute

March 30, 2015
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