What does valid mean?

Definitions for valid
ˈvæl ɪdvalid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valid(adj)

    well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

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

  2. valid(adj)

    still legally acceptable

    "the license is still valid"

Wiktionary

  1. valid(Adjective)

    Well grounded or justifiable, pertinent.

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

    Etymology: From valide

  2. valid(Adjective)

    Acceptable, proper or correct.

    Etymology: From valide

  3. valid(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From valide

  4. valid(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From valide

  5. valid(Adjective)

    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. Valid(adj)

    strong; powerful; efficient

  2. Valid(adj)

    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. Valid(adj)

    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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How to say valid in sign language?

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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. Eddie Phillips:

    It is a valid criticism to say we have not convinced the public to walk more appreciably, and those recommendations will remain, but if we can now recommend to patients that, ‘Gees, if you just get up out of your chair when the commercial comes on or drink more water and have to go to the bathroom,’ even that is enough to break up the prolonged sedentary bouts they describe in the research.

  2. Alabama Supreme Court:

    The Constitution provides that the 'Full Faith and Credit shall be given in each State to the public Acts, Records and judicial Proceedings of every other state.' That Clause requires each State to recognize and give effect to valid judgments rendered by the courts of its sister States.

  3. Tanguy Van Overstraeten:

    If the judges come to the situation where Safe Harbour is not valid then it could be reopening the whole story and that, for many thousands of U.S. companies, would be very difficult because that could mean that in fact the basis of the transfer of data by them would be invalid.

  4. Heather Brassner:

    That will not un-divorce Heather, it is the first unquestionably valid same-sex divorce, issued in full compliance with Florida law.

  5. Australian Department of Agriculture:

    The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources will be investigating the circumstances, including airline procedures, that led to the dog arriving in Australia, dogs imported to Australia must be accompanied by a valid import permit, and have undergone relevant testing and health checks signed off by a government veterinarian from the exporting country.

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