Definition for RAT'I-FY

RAT'I-FY, v.t. [Fr. ratifier; L. ratum facio, to make firm.]

  1. To confirm; to establish; to settle. We have ratified to them the borders of Judea. – 1 Macc.
  2. To approve and sanction; to make valid; as, to ratify an agreement or treaty.

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