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authenticated


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  The  king  serves  only  as  a  notary  to  authenticate  the 
  choice  of  judges.  --Burke. 
 
  2.  To  prove  authentic;  to  determine  as  real  and  true;  as  to 
  authenticate  a  portrait.  --Walpole. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  authenticated 
  adj  :  established  as  genuine  [syn:  {attested},  {documented}] 




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