What does validity mean?

Definitions for validityvəˈlɪd ɪ ti

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word validity.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cogency, validity, rigor, rigour(noun)

    the quality of being valid and rigorous

  2. validity, validness(noun)

    the quality of having legal force or effectiveness

  3. robustness, hardiness, lustiness, validity(noun)

    the property of being strong and healthy in constitution


  1. validity(Noun)

    The state of being valid, authentic or genuine.

  2. validity(Noun)

    Having legal force.

  3. validity(Noun)

    A quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure reflects the underlying construct, that is, whether it measures what it purports to measure (see reliability).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Validity(noun)

    the quality or state of being valid; strength; force; especially, power to convince; justness; soundness; as, the validity of an argument or proof; the validity of an objection

  2. Validity(noun)

    legal strength, force, or authority; that quality of a thing which renders it supportable in law, or equity; as, the validity of a will; the validity of a contract, claim, or title

  3. Validity(noun)


  4. Origin: [Cf. F. validit, L. validitas strength.]


  1. Validity

    In logic, an argument is valid if and only if its conclusion is logically entailed by its premises and each step in the argument is logical. A formula is valid if and only if it is true under every interpretation, and an argument form is valid if and only if every argument of that logical form is valid.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'validity' in Nouns Frequency: #2463


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of validity in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of validity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Angela Merkel:

    I have grave doubts about the validity of this point.

  2. George Santayana:

    An ideal cannot wait for its realization to prove its validity.

  3. Ziva Branstetter:

    These records back up the validity of our story and we stand by our story.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Unless you are in the middle of a storm, there is no validity in saying that you are not afraid of the storms.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    God is unknown; anything we said about God has no validity, because our knowledge about Him is zero, absolutely nothing!

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