Translation of "validate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈvæl.ɪ.deɪt/ us

to make something officially acceptable or approved, especially after examining it

The data is validated automatically by the computer after it has been entered.
UK It is a one-year course validated by London’s City University.

to prove that something is correct

He feels that today’s economic problems validate his opposition to the policy.
validation noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌvæl.ɪˈdeɪ.ʃən/ us

Parking is free with validation of your ticket by one of the outlets in the mall.
He saw this result as a validation of his theory.

(Translation of “validate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)