Ratify

Definition of Ratify

Rat´i`fy   Pronunciation: răt´ĭ`fī
v. t.1.To approve and sanction; to make valid; to confirm; to establish; to settle; especially, to give sanction to, as something done by an agent or servant; as, to ratify an agreement, treaty, or contract; to ratify a nomination.
[imp. & p. p. Ratified (răt"ĭ*fīd); p. pr. & vb. n. Ratifying (răt"ĭ*fī`ĭng).]
It is impossible for the divine power to set a seal to a lie by ratifying an imposture with such a miracle.
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