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 revalidation (audio) \ noun, plural revalidations
revalidation of a visa

First Known Use of revalidate

1602, in the meaning defined above

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“Revalidate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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