What does valid mean?

Definitions for valid
ˈvæl ɪdvalid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. validadjective

    well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

    "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"

  2. validadjective

    still legally acceptable

    "the license is still valid"

Wiktionary

  1. validadjective

    Well grounded or justifiable, pertinent.

    I will believe him as soon as he offers a valid answer.

    Etymology: From valide

  2. validadjective

    Acceptable, proper or correct.

    Etymology: From valide

  3. validadjective

    Related to the current topic, or presented within context, relevant.

    Etymology: From valide

  4. validadjective

    A formula or system that evaluates to true regardless of the input values.

    Etymology: From valide

  5. validadjective

    An argument whose conclusion is always true whenever its premises are true.

    An argument is valid if and only if the set consisting of both (1) all of its premises and (2) the contradictory of its conclusion is inconsistent.

    Etymology: From valide

Webster Dictionary

  1. Validadjective

    strong; powerful; efficient

  2. Validadjective

    having sufficient strength or force; founded in truth; capable of being justified, defended, or supported; not weak or defective; sound; good; efficacious; as, a valid argument; a valid objection

  3. Validadjective

    having legal strength or force; executed with the proper formalities; incapable of being rightfully overthrown or set aside; as, a valid deed; a valid covenant; a valid instrument of any kind; a valid claim or title; a valid marriage

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Valid

    val′id, adj. strong: having sufficient strength or force: founded in truth: sound: conclusive: (law) executed with the proper formalities: legal: rightful.—v.t. Val′idate, to confirm, give legal force to: test the validity of.—ns. Validā′tion; Valid′ity.—adv. Val′idly.—n. Val′idness. [Fr.,—L. validusvalēre, to be strong.]

Editors Contribution

  1. valid

    Just and true.

    The conversation and points for discussion were valid and we agreed a simple solution and peace is created.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 26, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valid' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4101

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valid' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4060

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'valid' in Adjectives Frequency: #544

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of valid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of valid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of valid in a Sentence

  1. Essar Oil:

    The contract between Essar and STC is valid and is being performed.

  2. Churchill Downs:

    Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid currently holds a valid racing license in the state of Kentucky. There have been no horse racing violations and nor are we aware of any other U.S. regulatory or governmental investigations, we are focused on the three-year-old thoroughbreds who have earned their way into this year’s Kentucky Derby and our responsibility is to the integrity of the race and the safety of those horses.

  3. Summer McGee:

    Research ethics review and ensuring informed consent for all participants joining a vaccine or therapeutic trial is the ethical bare minimum for any study, china must ensure the trials are sound and not exploiting anyone for the results to be valid and accepted around the world.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    There must be a solid and valid reason as why women in ancient times were not given freedom and kept in veiled condition.

  5. Daisy Sands:

    This isn't over and people will continue to raise their very valid concerns and keep fighting against fracking.

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