from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To establish the soundness, accuracy, or legitimacy of: synonym: confirm.
  • transitive verb To declare or make legally valid.
  • transitive verb To mark with an indication of official sanction.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make valid; confirm; give legal force to.
  • To test the validity of.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To confirm; to render valid; to give legal force to.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Check or prove the validity of.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb declare or make legally valid
  • verb make valid or confirm the validity of
  • verb prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something
  • verb give evidence for


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