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Validate vs. Affirm

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Validateverb

(transitive) To render valid.

Affirmverb

To agree, verify or concur; to answer positively.

‘She affirmed that she would go when I asked her.’;

Validateverb

(transitive) To check or prove the validity of; verify.

Affirmverb

To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true.

Validateverb

(ergative) To have its validity successfully proven.

‘The data file cannot be imported because it doesn't validate.’;

Affirmverb

To support or encourage.

‘They did everything they could to affirm the children's self-confidence.’;

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Validateverb

To confirm; to render valid; to give legal force to.

‘The chamber of deputies . . . refusing to validate at once the election of an official candidate.’;

Affirmverb

To make firm; to confirm, or ratify; especially (legal) to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review.

Validateverb

declare or make legally valid

Affirmverb

to assert or confirm, as a judgment, decree, or order, brought before an appellate court for review.

Validateverb

prove valid; show or confirm the validity of something

Affirmverb

To assert positively; to tell with confidence; to aver; to maintain as true; - opposed to deny.

‘Jesus, . . . whom Paul affirmed to be alive.’;

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Validateverb

give evidence for

Affirmverb

To declare, as a fact, solemnly, under judicial sanction. See Affirmation, 4.

Validateverb

make valid or confirm the validity of;

‘validate a ticket’;

Affirmverb

To declare or assert positively.

‘Not that I so affirm, though so it seemTo thee, who hast thy dwelling here on earth.’;

Affirmverb

To make a solemn declaration, before an authorized magistrate or tribunal, under the penalties of perjury; to testify by affirmation.

Affirmverb

establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts;

‘his story confirmed my doubts’; ‘The evidence supports the defendant’;

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Affirmverb

to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true;

‘Before God I swear I am innocent’;

Affirmverb

say yes to

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