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What does "Valid" mean?

Definition

(a.) 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 (a.) 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 (a.) Strong; powerful; efficient


Synonyms sound, legitimate, legal, binding, logical, reasoned, validated, well-grounded, unexpired


Example: "A valid inference" Example: "The license is still valid"


Word Family invalidity, validity, validly