[syn: establishment, validation]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Validation \Val`i*da"tion\, n. [Cf. F. validation.]
The act of giving validity. [R.] --Knowles.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of
something [syn: validation, proof, substantiation]
2: the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof [syn:
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
The stage in the software life-cycle at the end of the
development process where software is evaluated to ensure that
it complies with the requirements.