Authenticate Au*then"ti*cate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Authenticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Authenticating} (?).] [Cf. LL. authenticare.] 1. To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit. [1913 Webster]

The king serves only as a notary to authenticate the choice of judges. --Burke. [1913 Webster]

2. To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait. --Walpole. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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