What is another word for ratified?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈatɪfˌa͡ɪd] (IPA)

Ratified means to give formal approval or confirmation to something. Some synonyms for ratified include approved, endorsed, sanctioned, validated, affirmed, accredited, authenticated, verified, accepted, and confirmed. All of these words refer to giving official recognition or approval to something. Other synonyms for ratified might include adopted, certified, legalized, formalized, finalized, and authorized, which all imply a sense of making something official or lawful. These words are often used in legal contexts, such as treaties or contracts, but can generally be used to describe any instance where something has been officially approved or confirmed.

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Antonyms for "ratified" include, "rejected," "denied," "vetoed," "disapproved," "disallowed," "annulled," "abrogated," "invalidated," "voided," and "nullified." These words all suggest that something has been prevented from becoming officially approved, accepted or validated. While ratification usually indicates confirmation or approval of a particular action, law or decision, these alternative terms imply a refusal to validate, authorize or endorse something. By considering the opposite meanings of ratification, we can get a better understanding of the important role of checks and balances in political decision-making, and how some decisions can be undone in order to maintain a just and balanced system.

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Usage examples for Ratified

It takes place first in the heart of society, and is only sealed and ratified by the outbreak.
"Contemporary Socialism"
John Rae
That which we solemnly ratified with the doctor's new wine.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales"
Paul Heyse
This treaty was ratified on the 17th of June, but was not strictly complied with until Marion afterwards found leisure to enforce it; as shall be narrated in its place.
"A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion"
William Dobein James

Famous quotes with Ratified

  • Each state in the Union is honored in the order of when it ratified the Constitution and became a part of the United States. This September it is Iowa's turn. Iowa became the 29th state to be admitted to the union on December 28, 1846.
    Leonard Boswell
  • Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter.
    Andrew Card
  • Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
    Henry Anatole Grunwald
  • When the START 2 treaty has been implemented - and remember it has not yet been ratified - we will be left with some 15,000 nuclear warheads, active and in reserve. Fifteen thousand weapons with an average yield of 20 Hiroshima bombs.
    Joseph Rotblat
  • Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.
    Henry Grunwald

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