authenticate

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Etymology[edit]

authentic +‎ -ate

Verb[edit]

authenticate (third-person singular simple present authenticates, present participle authenticating, simple past and past participle authenticated)

  1. (transitive) To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.
  2. (transitive) To prove authentic; to determine as real and true.
    He didn't manage to authenticate the portrait: it's probably a fake.

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Adjective[edit]

authenticate (comparative more authenticate, superlative most authenticate)

  1. Synonym of authentic.

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