Definitions for Invalidˈɪn və lɪd; Brit. -ˌlid

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•va•lidˈɪn və lɪd; Brit. -ˌlid(n.)

  1. an infirm or sickly person, esp. one who is too sick or weak to care for himself or herself.

  2. (adj.)unable to care for oneself due to infirmity or disability.

  3. of or for invalids.

  4. (v.t.)to make an invalid.

  5. Chiefly Brit. to evacuate (military personnel) from a theater of operations because of injury or illness.

    Category: Military

Origin of invalid:

1635–45; < F invalide < L invalidus weak; see in-3, valid

in•val•idɪnˈvæl ɪd(adj.)

  1. not valid; without force or foundation; indefensible.

  2. deficient in substance or cogency; weak.

  3. void or without legal force, as a contract.

Origin of invalid:

1625–35; < ML invalidus, L: weak; see invalid1

in•val′id•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. invalid, shut-in(adj)

    someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury

  2. invalid(adj)

    having no cogency or legal force

    "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"

  3. invalid(verb)

    no longer valid

    "the license is invalid"

  4. invalid(verb)

    force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen

  5. disable, invalid, incapacitate, handicap(verb)

    injure permanently

    "He was disabled in a car accident"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. invalid(adjective)ɪnˈvæl ɪd

    ≠ valid

    an invalid passport

  2. invalid(noun)ɪnˈvæl ɪd

    a sick person

    He takes care of his mother who is an invalid.

Wiktionary

  1. invalid(Noun)

    One who is confined to home or bed because of illness, disability or injury

  2. invalid(Noun)

    Any person with a disability.

  3. invalid(Verb)

    To exempt from duty because of injury or ill health.

    He was invalided home after the car crash.

  4. invalid(Adjective)

    Not valid; not true, correct, acceptable or appropriate.

  5. invalid(Adjective)

    Intended for use by an invalid.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Invalid(adj)

    of no force, weight, or cogency; not valid; weak

  2. Invalid(adj)

    having no force, effect, or efficacy; void; null; as, an invalid contract or agreement

  3. Invalid(adj)

    a person who is weak and infirm; one who is disabled for active service; especially, one in chronic ill health

  4. Invalid(noun)

    not well; feeble; infirm; sickly; as, he had an invalid daughter

  5. Invalid(verb)

    to make or render invalid or infirm

  6. Invalid(verb)

    to classify or enroll as an invalid

Freebase

  1. invalid

    The name invalid is reserved by the Internet Engineering Task Force in RFC 2606 as a domain name that may not be installed as a top-level domain in the Domain Name System of the Internet.


Translations for Invalid

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

invalid(noun)

(with out ) to remove (especially a soldier) from service, because of illness

He was invalided out of the army.

  • ongeskik verklaarAfrikaans
  • يَصْرِف من الخِدْمَه العَسْكَرِيَّه لسبب صِحّيArabic
  • уволнявамBulgarian
  • retirar por invalidezPortuguese (BR)
  • propustit jako invaliduCzech
  • wegen Invalidität als dienstuntauglich erklärenGerman
  • hjemsendeDanish
  • αποστρατεύω λόγω αναπηρίαςGreek
  • licenciar por invalidezSpanish
  • invaliidina teenistusest vabastamaEstonian
  • معاف کردنFarsi
  • vapauttaa palveluksesta sairauden vuoksiFinnish
  • réformerFrench
  • לְשַחרֵר בְּשֶל נָכוּתHebrew
  • नौकरी छोडने पर मजबूर करना विशेष सेना मेंHindi
  • učiniti nesposobnimCroatian
  • betegség miatt leszerel vkitHungarian
  • dinyatakan cacatIndonesian
  • leysa frá þjónustu vegna sára/veikindaIcelandic
  • riformareItalian
  • 兵役免除になるJapanese
  • 상이병으로 제대시키다Korean
  • atleisti dėl ligosLithuanian
  • atbrīvot no karadienesta veselības stāvokļa dēļLatvian
  • dilepaskan daripada tugas tentera kerana cacatMalay
  • lichamelijk afkeuren en uit de dienst ontslaanDutch
  • zwolnić ze służby wskutek kalectwaPolish
  • معاف کردنPersian
  • معاف كولPashto
  • ficar inválidoPortuguese
  • демобилизовать по состоянию здоровьяRussian
  • prepustiť ako invalidaSlovak
  • odpustiti zaradi invalidnostiSlovenian
  • otpustitiSerbian
  • tas ur tjänst pga sjukdomSwedish
  • ต้องออกจากกองทัพเพราะเจ็บป่วยThai
  • çürüğe çıkarmakTurkish
  • 因病退伍Chinese (Trad.)
  • звільняти від служби за інвалідністюUkrainian
  • معذوری کی وجہ سے ملازمت سے الگ کرناUrdu
  • cho phục viên vì lý do sức khỏeVietnamese
  • 因伤病而退伍Chinese (Simp.)

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