Definition of ratified:
affirmed (part of speech: verb)
- set down
- consented (part of speech: verb)
- approved (part of speech: verb)
It is quite needless to add that, even if that Parliament had ratified the conditions you proposed, still poor America was to lie at the mercy of any future Parliament, or to appeal to the sword, which certainly is not the most pleasant business men can be engaged in.- "The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4", Samuel Adams.
- "54-40 or Fight", Emerson Hough.
- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.