Ratified



[rat-uh-fahy] /ˈræt əˌfaɪ/

verb (used with object), ratified, ratifying.
1.
to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction:
to ratify a constitutional amendment.
2.
to confirm (something done or arranged by an agent or by representatives) by such action.
/ˈrætɪˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to give formal approval or consent to
v.

mid-14c., from Old French ratifier (13c.), from Medieval Latin ratificare “confirm, approve,” literally “fix by reckoning,” from Latin ratus “fixed by calculation; determined; approved; certain, sure; valid” (past participle adjective from reri “to reckon, think;” see reason (v.)) + root of facere “to make” (see factitious). Related: Ratified; ratifying.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Ratifiers

    [rat-uh-fahy] /ˈræt əˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), ratified, ratifying. 1. to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction: to ratify a constitutional amendment. 2. to confirm (something done or arranged by an agent or by representatives) by such action. /ˈrætɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) to give formal approval or consent to v. […]

  • Ratine

    [rat-n-ey; French ra-tee-ney] /ˌræt nˈeɪ; French ra tiˈneɪ/ noun 1. a loosely woven fabric made with nubby or knotty yarns. /ræˈtiːn/ noun 1. a coarse loosely woven cloth



  • Ratify

    [rat-uh-fahy] /ˈræt əˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), ratified, ratifying. 1. to confirm by expressing consent, approval, or formal sanction: to ratify a constitutional amendment. 2. to confirm (something done or arranged by an agent or by representatives) by such action. /ˈrætɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (transitive) to give formal approval or consent to v. […]

  • Rating

    [rey-ting] /ˈreɪ tɪŋ/ noun 1. classification according to grade or rank. 2. assigned position in a particular class or grade, or relative standing, as of a ship or a member of the armed forces. 3. the credit standing of a person or firm. 4. Radio, Television. a percentage indicating the number of listeners to or […]



Disclaimer: Ratified definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.