validate (validates, present participle validating; past and past participle validated)

  1. (transitive) To render valid.
    • 2003, Alan Hart, Going to Live in France (page 207)
      Always remember to validate your ticket before entering the train. A non-validated ticket could lead to a hefty fine.
  2. (transitive) To check or prove the validity of; verify.
  3. (ergative) To have its validity successfully proven.
    The data file cannot be imported because it doesn't validate.
Antonyms Related terms Translations
  • Portuguese: validar
  • Russian: утвержда́ть
  • Spanish: validar

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