verb (used with object), val·i·dat·ed, val·i·dat·ing.
Origin of validate
Examples from the Web for validation
The last few days should have served as some measure of validation for us Elba fans.Idris Elba’s Battle of the Bulge: Moose Knuckles and Sexist Double Standards|Keli Goff|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It began as a feeling of validation that became increasingly surreal.
The way to get validation from women was to present an idealized picture of what is possible for men.
What I am addicted to is affirmation and validation from women.
I never imagined myself standing in front of superstars like her and getting feedback and validation from them.‘American Idol’s’ Gurpreet Singh Sarin on Singing His Way Past Stereotypes|Simran Jeet Singh|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Or is it intended to superadd a pragmatic value and validation to that concept of a seeing force?Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
They made no examination and they sought no validation of consciousness.The American Spirit in Literature,|Bliss Perry
But what do validation and verification themselves pragmatically mean?The pragmatic theory of truth as developed by Peirce, James, and Dewey|Delton Loring Geyer
Validation, demonstration become experimental, a matter of consequences.Reconstruction in Philosophy|John Dewey
It is primarily concerned with the interpretation and validation of this methodology.Social Value|B. M. Anderson