- simple past tense and past participle of ratify
When the U. S. Constitution was signed it was ratified.
Ratified is defined as signed or gave formal consent.
When the founding fathers signed the Constitution, this is an example of a time when they ratified the Constitution.
- A treaty establishing a firm alliance between the provinces, represented by the states-general, assembled at Brussels on the one part, and on the other by the prince of Orange, and the states of Holland and Zeeland, was agreed upon and ratified under the title of the " Pacification of Ghent."
- Deeply ..Per- ratified by Philip a few weeks later.
- When the truce expired in 1183, a permanent peace was ratified at Constance.
- He was a member of Rogers' Rangers in the Seven Years' War, served in the War of Independence, was for several years a member of the New Hampshire legislature, was a delegate to the New Hampshire convention which ratified the Federal constitution, and was a justice of the court of common pleas for his county.
- Amendments to the constitution may be made by a three-fifths vote of each house of the legislature, ratified by a majority vote of the people.