Definition of auth in English:



informal Computing
  • The process or action of verifying the identity of a user or process; authentication.

    • ‘they may choose to operate without online auth’
    • ‘we will set an auth cookie, which will log in the user’
    • ‘Generate an auth token to use for authentication instead of an API key.’
    • ‘This provides an easy system for adding auth to your menu.’
    • ‘We're going to change the way we handle the clearing of auth cookies.’
    • ‘Note that we have auth disabled for demo purposes.’
    • ‘Get the auth code from your email.’
    • ‘The whole point of having biometric auth is to save us from typing in a massively complex password every time we need to get an app.’
    • ‘Without the auth code, even someone with your account details won't be able to log in.’
    • ‘The plan is to use a user auth system so users can easily contact each other.’
    • ‘This is making my security senses tingle because if you have the code for the auth system you could it break down easily.’
    • ‘Fingerprint auth is way safer than a bank card.’



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1980s abbreviation of authentication.