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.

  2. validadjective

    Acceptable, proper or correct.

  3. validadjective

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

  4. validadjective

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

  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.

  6. Etymology: From valide

ChatGPT

  1. valid

    Valid refers to something that is logical, well-founded, or acceptable according to established rules, principles, or standards. It implies coherence, soundness, and correctness in reasoning, argumentation, or evidence. In different contexts, it can refer to the validity of an argument, a hypothesis, a contract, an identification document, or any statement or assumption that conforms to the applicable criteria or requirements.

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. Hassan Shibly:

    Ms. Hoda Muthana is not a U.S. citizen and will not be admitted into the United States, she does not have any legal basis, no valid U.S. passport, no right to a passport nor any visa to travel to the United States.

  2. Jim Greer:

    Like all companies, we are required by law to provide information to government and law enforcement agencies. In all cases, we ensure that requests for assistance are valid and that we act in compliance with the law.

  3. John Beisner:

    None of plaintiffs' experts were able to put forward a valid theory and there is simply no science to support what they call asbestos in the product.

  4. Antony Blinken:

    And it's my understanding is that the Taliban has not denied exit to anyone holding a valid document, but they have said those without valid documents, at this point, can’t leave.

  5. Mark Milley:

    In a dynamic high threat environment, the commanders on the ground had appropriate authority and had reasonable certainty that the target was valid but after deeper post strike analysis our conclusion is that innocent civilians were killed, this is a horrible tragedy of war and it’s heart wrenching and we are committed to being fully transparent about this incident.

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