ratify

ratify [ratified] v

Fr. ratifier < L. ratific─üre; see rate, n.

  1. Confirm; settle; validate; legitimize; contract; seal; bond; agree upon; make legal; make permanent.
  2. Classify; establish; certify; authenticate; prove; show to be genuine.
  3. Approve; sanction; countenance; authorize; allow; endorse.