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Meaning of Valid in English

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1. valid

well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

Example Sentences:
'a valid inference'
'a valid argument'
'a valid contract'

2. valid

still legally acceptable

Example Sentences:
'the license is still valid'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of valid
having some foundation; based on truth
legally acceptable
a valid licence
having legal force; effective
having legal authority; binding
having some force or cogency
a valid point in a debate
5. logic
(of an inference or argument) having premises and conclusion so related that whenever the former are true the latter must also be true, esp (formally valid) when the inference is justified by the form of the premises and conclusion alone. Thus Tom is a bachelor; therefore Tom is unmarried is valid but not formally so, while today is hot and dry; therefore today is hot is formally valid
Compare invalid2 (sense 2)
6. archaic
healthy or strong

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see synonyms of valid
having legal force; properly executed and binding under the law
well-grounded on principles or evidence; able to withstand criticism or objection, as an argument; sound
effective, effectual, cogent, etc.
4.  Rare
robust; strong; healthy
5.  Logic
correctly derived or inferred according to the rules of logic

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of valid
1. Well grounded; just: a valid objection.
2. Producing the desired results; efficacious: valid methods.
3. Having legal force; effective or binding: a valid title.
4. Logic
a. Containing premises from which the conclusion may logically be derived: a valid argument.
b. Correctly inferred or deduced from a premise: a valid conclusion.
5. Archaic Of sound health; robust.

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