Verification vs. Validation

Verification vs. Validation — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Verification and Validation

Verificationnoun

The act of verifying or the state of being verified.

Validationverb

To establish the soundness, accuracy, or legitimacy of

validate the test results.validate a concern.

Verificationnoun

A sworn statement attesting to the truth of the facts in a document.

Validationverb

To declare or make legally valid

validate an election.

Verificationnoun

A sworn statement attesting that a pleading is true to the best of one's knowledge.

Validationverb

To mark with an indication of official sanction

The official validated my passport with a stamp.

Verificationnoun

The act of verifying.

Validationnoun

The act of validating something.

Verificationnoun

The state of being verified.

Validationnoun

Something, such as a certificate, that validates something; attestation, authentication, confirmation, proof or verification.

Verificationnoun

Confirmation; authentication.

The detective needs verification of your whereabouts last night.

Validationnoun

The process whereby others confirm the validity of one's emotions.

Verificationnoun

(legal) A formal phrase used in concluding a plea, to denote confirmation by evidence.

Validationnoun

(US) The process of identifying a new prisoner's gang affiliation.

Verificationnoun

(mathematics) The operation of testing the equation of a problem, to see whether it truly expresses the conditions of the problem.

Validationnoun

the act of validating; finding or testing the truth of something

Verificationnoun

additional proof that something that was believed (some fact or hypothesis or theory) is correct;

fossils provided further confirmation of the evolutionary theory

Validationnoun

the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof

Verificationnoun

(law) an affidavit attached to a statement confirming the truth of that statement