Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    To verify or prove.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    To establish, constitute or ordain. "Constating instruments" of a corporation are its charter, organic law or the grant of powers to it See examples of the use of the term, Green's Brice, Ultra Vires, p. 39; Ackerman v. Halsey, 37 N. J. Eq. 363.