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validate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of validate

  1. 1 to give evidence or testimony to the truth or factualness of a witness independently validated the policeman's version of events Synonyms of validate argue, attest, authenticate, bear out, certify, corroborate, substantiate, support, confirm, verify, vindicateWords Related to validate avouch, back (up), testify (to), vouch (for), witness; guarantee, warrant; affirm, assert, aver, avow, declare, profess; demonstrate, document, establish, prove, reinforce (also reenforce)Near Antonyms of validate contradict, gainsay; deny, disavow, disclaim; challenge, contest, dispute, questionAntonyms of validate disprove, rebut, refute

  2. 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 Synonyms of validate demonstrate, document, establish, substantiate, proveWords Related to validate back (up), buttress, circumstantiate, corroborate; evidence, evince, record, support, uphold, witness; adduce, attest, authenticate, certify, identify; confirm, sustain, verify, vouch; clinch, nail, settle; confess, depose, testifyNear Antonyms of validate challenge, dispute, object; allege, assume, conjecture, guess, presume, surmise, suspectAntonyms of validate disprove, rebut, refute

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