revalidate

verb re·val·i·date \ (ˌ)rē-ˈva-lə-ˌdāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of revalidate

revalidated; revalidating
: 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

revalidation

play \(ˌ)rē-ˌva-lə-ˈdā-shən\ noun, plural revalidations
    • revalidation of a visa

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