revalidate

verb
re·​val·​i·​date | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈva-lə-ˌdāt How to pronounce revalidate (audio) \
revalidated; revalidating

Definition of revalidate

transitive verb

: to validate again or anew: such as
a : to make (something) legal or valid again Her mother had revalidated her Cuban teaching credentials and begun teaching school.— Linda Marx also : to grant official sanction to (something) again had to get his visa revalidated
b : to recognize or prove (something) anew as worthy or legitimate … the fact that Tyler Perry felt that that song somehow represented his story sort of revalidated my feeling.— Melissa Manchester

Other Words from revalidate

revalidation \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌva-​lə-​ˈdā-​shən How to pronounce revalidate (audio) \ noun, plural revalidations
revalidation of a visa

First Known Use of revalidate

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Revalidate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revalidate. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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