the act of confirming something as true or correct: The new method is very promising but requires validation through further testing. You will be prompted to enter your new password a second time for validation.
the act of officially or legally certifying or approving something: The proposal will be prioritized and put into action after it undergoes validation by the government.
the act of affirming a person, or their ideas, feelings, actions, etc., as acceptable and worthy: Recognition and validation of minority cultures by classroom teachers is crucial to student wellbeing and success.
- non·val·i·da·tion, noun
- re·val·i·da·tion, noun
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How to use validation in a sentence
It “definitely validates the attractiveness of Snowflake’s IPO,” he said.Here’s who made a killing from Snowflake’s blockbuster IPO | Verne Kopytoff | September 16, 2020 | Fortune
Go ahead and ask your audience if they own or use the emerging tech and validate its place in the customer journey.How to drive digital innovation necessary during the pandemic | Nick Chasinov | September 16, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
The tests will aim to validate how much power the system can transmit over what distance.New Zealand Is About to Test Long-Range Wireless Power Transmission | Jason Dorrier | August 30, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Guided by centenarian genes and validated by animal models of aging, we can design powerful drugs that sever the connection between the genes and proteins that drive aging and its associated diseases.The Secret to a Long, Healthy Life Is in the Genes of the Oldest Humans Alive | Shelly Fan | August 10, 2020 | Singularity Hub
In my lab, that procedure has produced experimentally validated hits—chemicals that work—for each of 16 protein targets that physician-scientists and biochemists have discovered over the past few years.Scientists Tap the World’s Most Powerful Computers in the Race to Understand and Stop the Coronavirus | Jeremy Smith | June 4, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Who do you turn to now when you have a decision to make, when you have one less person to provide validation or advice?
While preaching D.A.R.E. in schools, we made a drug out of external validation.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating | Ellie Schaack | January 1, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Each world—celebrity and art—gets what Gilkes calls “cultural validation” from the other.William, Kate, and Jay Z’s Favorite Art Star: Alexander Gilkes' World of Rock Stars and Royalty | Tim Teeman | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Disney princesses are really, in a way, seeking validation through men.Anna Kendrick on Feminism, #GamerGate, and the Celebrity Hacking Attack | Marlow Stern | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE 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
Resting the moral law upon revealed divine authority, it paid small attention to the question of its metaphysical validation.Theoretical Ethics | Milton Valentine
Mr. Jenner, I suggest we get a copy of the deposit slip or some other validation of the actual amount.Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He acted from the outset under the sense of a unique Divine call, that allowed of no human validation or supplement.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians | G. G. Findlay
But what do the words verification and validation themselves pragmatically mean?Pragmatism | William James