What does validity mean?

Definitions for validity
vəˈlɪd ɪ tiva·lid·i·ty

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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

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. validit, L. validitas strength.]

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. validit, L. validitas strength.]

  3. Validity(noun)

    value

    Etymology: [Cf. F. validit, L. validitas strength.]

Freebase

  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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of validity in a Sentence

  1. Julie Robillard:

    Self-diagnosis behavior ... is increasingly popular online, and freely accessible quizzes that call themselves 'tests' for Alzheimer's are available on the Internet, however, little is known about the scientific validity and reliability of these offerings and ethics-related factors, including research and commercial conflict of interest, confidentiality and consent.

  2. Jason Levine:

    The better-late-than-never recall of Kia Souls hopefully will remedy this fire-causing defect, yet one has to wonder why Kias initial reaction was to deny the validity of our petition, particularly as there were dozens of reports of fires involving these vehicles all the way back to last summer.

  3. The Russian Foreign Ministry:

    We cannot fail to see the incoming bold statements as an attempt to explicitly politicize this criminal case, which gives no ground for doubts over its legality and validity of the ruling.

  4. Gary Tarpinian:

    We knew there were going to be people questioning its validity, especially other people who have spent their lives or their careers trying to find more information on Amelia Earhart, we think we have real evidence and we stand behind it.

  5. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman:

    The scientific community, public health officials, and others have raised serious doubt about the steps taken to ensure the safety and efficacy of the herbal dietary supplements taken daily by millions of Americans, as part of a broader investigation, NYAG is reviewing the sufficiency of the measures manufacturers and retailers are taking to independently assess the validity of their representations and advertising in connection with the sale of herbal supplements.

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