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ˈræt əˌfaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sign, ratify(verb)

    approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation

    "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"

    signalise, sign up, signalize, sign, sign on, bless, signal, contract, subscribe


  1. ratify(verb)


  2. ratify(verb)

    To give formal consent to; make officially valid.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ratify

    Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.

    assure, confirm, corroborate, establish, fix, prove, sanction, settle, strengthen, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ratify

    sanction, seal, confirm, endorse, secure, approve, validity, establish, substantiate, settle

    negative, reject, repudiate, disaffirm, invalidate, abrogate, annul, nullify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ratify(v. a.)

    confirm, substantiate, corroborate, establish, settle

  2. ratify(v. a.)

    approve, sanction, bind, consent to, make valid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ratify(v)

    confirm, sanction, substantiate, corroborate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ratifying, ratification, ratified, ratifies, rratify, approval, approved, approve

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  1. Anuj Somany:

    Behavioral psychology shows that a person who speaks often about the importance of success and happiness in life seeks these things merely for oneself rather than anything for others. The people may nullify or ratify this observation from their personal experiences.

  2. Republican Delegate Mark Cole:

    The ERA expired in 1982 and is not currently pending before the states, but is categorized as a failed amendment, the General Assembly does not have the power to ratify an amendment to the Constitution of the United States not currently pending before the states.

  3. Minister Bruno Rodriguez:

    We reiterate our strong condemnation of the unacceptable and unjustifiable unilateral sanctions imposed against the sister nation of Venezuela and the continued foreign interference with the purpose of creating a climate of instability in that sister nation. We ratify our firmest support to the Bolivarian Revolution and the legitimate government headed by President Nicolás Maduro.

  4. The Argentinian government:

    It is only possible to ratify the path traced by the executive power and the national congress through the memorandum of understanding, a tool that would enable us to interrogate the Iranian citizens accused, this situation would put the Argentine state in a better position regarding Iran and the international community to demand extradition or negotiate a trial in a third party country.

  5. Foreign Minister Zarif:

    If Donald Trump wants more for more, we can ratify the Additional Protocol and Donald Trump can lift the sanctions Donald Trump set, donald Trump has said that Donald Trump will take any measure to Congress -- fine.

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