Definition of validate
- validated her passport
- experiments designed to validate the hypothesis
- validate his concerns
The court validated the contract.
A judge still needs to validate the election.
Customs officers validated our passports.
The decline in sales only validated our concerns.
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to lessen the seriousness or strength of
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