transitive verb (-gated; -gating) Etymology: Medieval Latin homologatus, past participle of homologare to agree, from Greek homologein, from homologos Date: 1593 sanction, allow; especially to approve or confirm officially • homologation noun

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  • Homologate — Ho*mol o*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Homologated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Homologating}.] [LL. homologatus, p. p. of homologare to homologate; Gr. ? to assent, agree. See {Homologous}.] (Civ. Law) To approve; to allow; to confirm; as, the court… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • homologate — ho·mol·o·gate /hō mä lə ˌgāt/ vt gat·ed, gat·ing [Medieval Latin homologatus, past participle of homologare to agree, from Greek homologein, from homologos agreeing]: to approve or confirm officially ho·mol·o·ga·tion /hō ˌmä lə gā shən/ n Merriam …   Law dictionary

  • homologate — [hō mäl′ə gāt΄] vt. homologated, homologating [< ML homologatus, pp. of homologare < Gr homologein, to agree, assent < homos, SAME + legein, say: see LOGIC] 1. to approve or countenance 2. Civil Law to confirm officially, as by a court… …   English World dictionary

  • homologate — homologation, n. /heuh mol euh gayt , hoh /, v.t., homologated, homologating. 1. to approve; confirm or ratify. 2. to register (a specific make of automobile in general production) so as to make it eligible for international racing competition.… …   Universalium

  • homologate — verb /həˈmɑləɡeɪt/ To confirm, ratify or approve, especially officially or legally …   Wiktionary

  • homologate — ho·mol·o·gate || hÉ™ mÉ‘lÉ™geɪt / mÉ’l v. confirm; approve …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homologate — [hə mɒləgeɪt] verb 1》 formal agree with or approve of. 2》 approve (a vehicle or engine) for sale or for a class of racing. Derivatives homologation noun Origin C16: from med. L. homologat , homologare agree , from Gk homologein confess …   English new terms dictionary

  • homologate — ho·mol·o·gate …   English syllables

  • homologate — /həˈmɒləgeɪt/ (say huh moluhgayt) verb (t) (homologated, homologating) to approve; ratify. {Medieval Latin homologātus, past participle of homologāre, from Greek homologein agree to, allow} –homologation /həmɒləˈgeɪʃən/ (say huhmoluh gayshuhn),… …   Australian English dictionary

  • homologate —   v.t. confirm; approve; agree.    ♦ homologation, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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