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1. ratify

verb. ['ˈrætəˌfaɪ'] approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation.

Synonyms

  • formalise
  • indorse
  • validate
  • sign
  • formalize

Antonyms

  • disapprove
  • negate
  • fire
  • negativeness

Etymology

  • ratifico (Latin)
  • ratus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Ratify

  • beatify

Example sentences of the word ratify


1. Verb, base form
The United States was one of the few countries not to participate in the talks or ratify the treaty.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The Senate has the power to confirm presidential appointments as well as ratify treaties.

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