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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?"

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

Wiktionary

  1. ratify(verb)

    Synonyms:
    approve

  2. ratify(verb)

    To give formal consent to; make officially valid.

    Synonyms:
    approve

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.

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

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ratify

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ratify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    confirm, substantiate, corroborate, establish, settle

  2. ratify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    approve, sanction, bind, consent to, make valid

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ratify(v)

    Synonyms:
    confirm, sanction, substantiate, corroborate

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How to use ratify in a sentence?

  1. That Clinton:

    We worked hard to improve and ratify trade agreements with Colombia and Panama and encouraged Canada and the group of countries that became known as the Pacific Alliance -- Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Chile -- all open-market democracies driving toward a more prosperous future to join negotiations with Asian nations on TPP, the trans-Pacific trade agreement.

  2. 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.

  3. Kristin Dziczek:

    That could make it very difficult to ratify a new contract.

  4. David Mamet:

    In a world we find terrifying, we ratify that which doesn't threaten us.

  5. Trinity Health:

    Mercy Fitzgerald nurses will vote on whether to ratify this agreement on November 12, we remain fully committed to negotiating in good faith with the union leaders that represent the nurses at St Mary in the spirit of obtaining a fair, consistent and sustainable agreement for our St. Mary nurses as well. We are finalizing our contingency plans to ensure we can continue to serve our communities with safe, high-quality care and minimize disruptions for those we serve. We do not anticipate any interruptions of services at this point. We will keep our community informed as we move forward.

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