verb (used with object), au·then·ti·cat·ed, au·then·ti·cat·ing.
Origin of authenticate
SYNONYMS FOR authenticate
Examples from the Web for authenticate
“Her mission was to authenticate every fact,” says Dr. Eakin, a retired math professor.
The NCC is supposed to “authenticate” the shutdown via “a series of questions.”On the Eve of the NATO Summit, Is Phone Jamming Coming to Chicago?|Tony Doukopil|May 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The government used Simmons to authenticate 11 overt acts in the racketeering indictment of Welch and his deputy.Romney’s Shady Connections From Salt Lake Olympics Still Paying Off|Wayne Barrett|May 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To authenticate his Vanity Fair article about interrogation tactics, Hitchens agreed to be waterboarded.Christopher Hitchens on Waterboarding, Mother Teresa, and More Controversial Moments (VIDEO)|Brittany Jones-Cooper|December 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
As few could write, most people had to authenticate a document in some other way, for instance, by making their mark.The Common Law|Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
None of its charges does it claim to authenticate, and it gives no names or dates.The Abolition Crusade and Its Consequences|Hilary Abner Herbert
He serves only as a notary, to authenticate the choice made of the judges in the several districts.
My very passport was gone, so that I had actually nothing to authenticate my position—not even my name.Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq.|Charles James Lever
Genius has availed only to authenticate itself as the normal activity of man, not yet to do the work of the world.