well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force
"a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
still legally acceptable
"the license is still valid"
Well grounded or justifiable, pertinent.
I will believe him as soon as he offers a valid answer.
Acceptable, proper or correct.
Related to the current topic, or presented within context, relevant.
A formula or system that evaluates to true regardless of the input values.
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.
Origin: From valide
strong; powerful; efficient
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
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
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. validus—valēre, to be strong.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'valid' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4101
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Rank popularity for the word 'valid' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4060
Rank popularity for the word 'valid' in Adjectives Frequency: #544
The numerical value of valid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of valid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of valid in a Sentence
Its findings are still valid.
I haven't seen a valid basis for it.
We've set this threshhold and it remains valid.
Valid questions are better than invalid assumptions.
We object to the prosecutor's letter because it's not valid.
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- vàlidCatalan, Valencian
- õigustatud, põhjendatud, korrektneEstonian
- voimassa oleva, kelpaava, voimassaoleva, päteväFinnish
- indokolt, alapos, érvényes, megalapozottHungarian
- చెల్లుబాటు అయ్యేTelugu
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