verb (used with object), val·i·dat·ed, val·i·dat·ing.
Origin of validate
Examples from the Web for validating
“This online thing is incredibly important grounds for validating your choices to be Michael Jackson,” Turner said.
“They were validating, supportive, and had my best interests at heart,” says Lee.Mental-Health Breakdown: When Harvard Fails Its Students|Eliza Shapiro|March 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“There is a lot of calculating, recalculating, and validating the calculations in an operation like this,” he says.Risky Rescue: A Year After It Sank, Raising the Costa Concordia|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Reinforcing and validating the values of goods are the social values of men.Social Value|B. M. Anderson
British Dictionary definitions for validating
Word Origin and History for validating
1640s, from Latin validatus, from validus (see valid). Related: Validated; validating.