authenticates

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Authenticate \Au*then"ti*cate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Authenticated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Authenticating} (?).] [Cf. LL. authenticare.]

1. To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.

The king serves only as a notary to authenticate the choice of judges. --Burke.

2. To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait. --Walpole.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

authenticate

verb

1: establish the authenticity of something

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)

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