Validating meaning

He's nervous and asks his host twice: Do they validate parking here? When a parking slip is "validated," that means the business you visited (it's usually businesses or professional offices that validate parking) is paying for your parking space, so you don't have to.

What the word really means in this context is that your use of the space is marked as “valid” — it has been paid for, and you now have proof of that fact.

This collection of documented evidence is the validation.

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For example, a student's age might be 14, but if 11 is entered it will be valid but incorrect.

There are a number of validation types that can be used to check the data that is being entered.

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