validate Definition

  • 1to check or prove the accuracy or validity of something
  • 2to make something officially acceptable or approved

Using validate: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "validate" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The experiment was conducted to validate the hypothesis.

  • Example

    Please validate your email address before proceeding.

  • Example

    The court will validate the contract if it meets all legal requirements.

  • Example

    The company needs to validate the product before launching it.

validate Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for validate

Phrases with validate

  • self-validate

    to confirm or prove one's own worth or validity


    She had to self-validate her decision to quit her job and start her own business.

  • to provide free or discounted parking as a benefit or incentive


    The restaurant validated our parking ticket, so we didn't have to pay for parking.

  • validate feelings

    to acknowledge and accept someone's emotions as valid and important


    It's important to validate your partner's feelings, even if you don't agree with them.

Origins of validate

from Latin 'validus', meaning 'strong'


Summary: validate in Brief

The verb 'validate' [ˈvælɪdeɪt] means to check or prove the accuracy or validity of something, or to make something officially acceptable or approved. It is often used in scientific experiments, legal contracts, and product launches. 'Validate' can also be used in phrases like 'self-validate,' 'validate parking,' and 'validate feelings.'