Authenticate vs Authenticated - What's the difference?

authenticate | authenticated |


As verbs the difference between authenticate and authenticated

is that authenticate is to render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit while authenticated is .

authenticate

English

(Webster 1913)

Verb

(en-verb)
  • To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.
  • To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait.
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    authenticated

    English

    Verb

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