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authenticate

(1) To verify (guarantee) the identity of a person or company. To ensure that the individual or organization is really who it says it is. See authentication, digital certificate and CAPTCHA.

(2) To verify (guarantee) that data has not been altered. See message integrity and data integrity.
References in classic literature ?
are hereby nominated and appointed members of the same; and that they be requested to forward, from time to time, authenticated accounts of their journeys and investigations, of their observations of character and manners, and of the whole of their adventures, together with all tales and papers to which local scenery or associations may give rise, to the Pickwick Club, stationed in London.
The second entity (usually a business) is also authenticated, whereas in a "one-way" authentication, only the user is authenticated.
The works were authenticated by Frank Preusser, a senior research scientist for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Remote and local administration will require authenticated user access, role-based privileges, and proven crypto key processing.
Today, users of wireless laptop computers and PDAs connect to the network anywhere on the "HMS Wireless Quad" through a single, authenticated login.
Credit, debit, and ATM transactions are authenticated differently than personal checks.
The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN), which was intended to facilitate electronic commerce, removes legal barriers to recognizing electronically authenticated (or signed) transactions as valid.
His own life is no longer authenticated by the piano and its mythological connection to the past.
Together, IdenTrust and RightPath are undertaking the transition of this paper to electronic, digitally signed forms in which all parties in the supply chain are authenticated throughout the end-to-end process.
The total units of high-value collectibles, diamonds and colored gemstones authenticated and graded declined by 3.
That said, e-mail authentication would certainly allow recipients to identify and prosecute large-scale authenticated spammers, and to stop spoofed malicious e-mail at the gates.
By supporting Postfix, enterprises using Postfix MTAs will be able to plug into Sendmail's Trusted Unified Messaging Platform to enable clean, compliant, secure and authenticated messaging without making a change in their MTA of choice.