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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How to say validity in sign language?

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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. Jesse Keenan:

    What really matters in these small deals is the validity of rent rolls, of abstracting leases and reviewing inspection reports for tenant improvements, the numbers are simple. The real business decisions come from things that just can't be automated.

  2. Bernard Orr:

    The court recognized that both substantive infirmities with the rule itself and procedural inadequacies in (Bureau of Land Management's) rulemaking process compromise the validity of BLM's hydraulic fracturing rule.

  3. 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.

  4. Ali Rezaian:

    Although we cannot confirm the validity of these reports, we do know that the Iranian judicial process around Jason's case has been profoundly flawed from the outset.

  5. Ziva Branstetter:

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

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