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200 BM Daily Vocabulary #91 | validate

June 6, 2019

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Today’s word is: validate– Would you like to know what it means? It means: to check if something is correct, to prove something true, and to make something officially valid or legally acceptable.

In this English vocabulary lesson, you will learn how to use the word to validate. We are sure that this ESL lesson will help you to enhance your English vocabulary and speak English fluently and confidently.

The word validate means to check or prove that something is true. For example, we can say that to prepare for the upcoming election, the government officers must validate the voters’ list.

Listen carefully on how we can use the word validate in 8 different situations in 8 different sentences.

Example number 1 of 8: Several ancient documents were discovered in the basement of a fort. Upon initial scrutiny, it appeared that there were three hundred years old. But, the experts decided to validate this by using special techniques.

Example number 2 of 8: The beautiful lake attracted a large no of tourists throughout the year. A proposal came from the local residents to set up an amusement park there. This proposal was validated by the civic corporation and the construction work started.

Example number 3 of 8: It was Radha’s first overseas trip. The security officer at the check-in counter asked for her passport. She was a bit nervous while handing over her passport. She was relieved after the officer validated her passport and asked her to proceed towards the boarding area.

Example number 4 of 8: The lawyer, representing the accused, claimed that the accused was not present at the scene of the crime. However, the judge was not convinced. He asked the police to validate the cell phone location of the accused at the time when the crime took place.

Example number 5 of 8: The personal identification documents must be validated for opening a bank account. This helps to prevent frauds which happen by opening fake accounts.

Example number 6 of 8: Neena wanted to buy diamond jewelry for her birthday. Her mother warned her about duplicate diamonds being used in such jewelry. So she decided to validate the diamond by asking for a certificate of originality.

Example number 7 of 8: The bowler appealed to the umpire that the ball had hit the batsman on the leg and he should be declared out. The umpire looked at the action replay recording and then validated the appeal.

Example number 8 of 8: The students of MK Arts College studied a theory about the relationship between poverty and the level of education. In order to validate this theory, the students decided to visit nearby slums to collect the required information.

Today we learned the word validate which means to check if something is correct, to prove something true, to make something officially valid or legally acceptable.

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