The Senate ratified the treaty.
When all the delegates sign a constitution, this is an example of a situation where they ratify the constitution.
Origin of ratify
- Middle English ratifien from Old French ratifier from Medieval Latin ratificāre Latin ratus fixed past participle of rērī to reckon, consider rate1 Latin -ficāre -fy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Medieval Latin ratifico, from Latin ratus (“reckoned").