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in·va·lid 1

 (ĭn′və-lĭd)
n.
One who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or disability.
adj.
1. Incapacitated by illness or injury.
2. Of, relating to, or intended for invalids.
tr.v. in·va·lid·ed, in·va·lid·ing, in·va·lids
1. To incapacitate physically.
2. Chiefly British To release or exempt from duty because of ill health: "I was not quite sick enough to be invalided out, even though I was of no more use" (Mary Lee Settle).

[From invalid (influenced by French invalide, sickly, infirm).]

in·val·id 2

 (ĭn-văl′ĭd)
adj.
1. Not legally or factually valid; null: an invalid license.
2. Falsely based or reasoned; faulty: an invalid argument.

[Latin invalidus, weak : in-, not; see in-1 + validus, strong (from valēre, to be strong; see wal- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]

in′va·lid′i·ty (-və-lĭd′ĭ-tē) n.
in·val′id·ly adv.

invalid

(ˈɪnvəlɪd)
n
a. a person suffering from disablement or chronic ill health
b. (as modifier): an invalid chair.
adj
suffering from or disabled by injury, sickness, etc
vb (tr)
1. to cause to become an invalid; disable
2. (usually foll by out; often passive) chiefly Brit to require (a member of the armed forces) to retire from active service through wounds or illness
[C17: from Latin invalidus infirm, from in-1 + validus strong]
ˌinvaˈlidity n
Usage: It is best to avoid using the term invalid when referring to people with chronic illnesses or disabilities

invalid

(ɪnˈvælɪd)
adj
1. not valid; having no cogency or legal force
2. (Logic) logic (of an argument) having a conclusion that does not follow from the premises: it may be false when the premises are all true; not valid
[C16: from Medieval Latin invalidus without legal force; see invalid1]
invalidity, inˈvalidness n
inˈvalidly adv

in•va•lid1

(ˈɪn və lɪd; Brit. -ˌlid)
n.
1. an infirm or sickly person, esp. one who is too sick or weak to care for himself or herself.
adj.
2. unable to care for oneself due to infirmity or disability.
3. of or for invalids.
v.t.
4. to make an invalid.
5. Chiefly Brit. to evacuate (military personnel) from a theater of operations because of injury or illness.
[1635–45; < French invalide < Latin invalidus weak; see in-3, valid]

in•val•id2

(ɪnˈvæl ɪd)

adj.
1. not valid; without force or foundation; indefensible.
2. deficient in substance or cogency; weak.
3. void or without legal force, as a contract.
[1625–35; < Medieval Latin invalidus, Latin: weak; see invalid1]
in•val′id•ly, adv.
in•val′id•ness, n.

invalid


Past participle: invalided
Gerund: invaliding

Imperative
invalid
invalid
Present
I invalid
you invalid
he/she/it invalids
we invalid
you invalid
they invalid
Preterite
I invalided
you invalided
he/she/it invalided
we invalided
you invalided
they invalided
Present Continuous
I am invaliding
you are invaliding
he/she/it is invaliding
we are invaliding
you are invaliding
they are invaliding
Present Perfect
I have invalided
you have invalided
he/she/it has invalided
we have invalided
you have invalided
they have invalided
Past Continuous
I was invaliding
you were invaliding
he/she/it was invaliding
we were invaliding
you were invaliding
they were invaliding
Past Perfect
I had invalided
you had invalided
he/she/it had invalided
we had invalided
you had invalided
they had invalided
Future
I will invalid
you will invalid
he/she/it will invalid
we will invalid
you will invalid
they will invalid
Future Perfect
I will have invalided
you will have invalided
he/she/it will have invalided
we will have invalided
you will have invalided
they will have invalided
Future Continuous
I will be invaliding
you will be invaliding
he/she/it will be invaliding
we will be invaliding
you will be invaliding
they will be invaliding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been invaliding
you have been invaliding
he/she/it has been invaliding
we have been invaliding
you have been invaliding
they have been invaliding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been invaliding
you will have been invaliding
he/she/it will have been invaliding
we will have been invaliding
you will have been invaliding
they will have been invaliding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been invaliding
you had been invaliding
he/she/it had been invaliding
we had been invaliding
you had been invaliding
they had been invaliding
Conditional
I would invalid
you would invalid
he/she/it would invalid
we would invalid
you would invalid
they would invalid
Past Conditional
I would have invalided
you would have invalided
he/she/it would have invalided
we would have invalided
you would have invalided
they would have invalided
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.invalid - someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injuryinvalid - someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
homebound - people who are confined to their homes
diseased person, sick person, sufferer - a person suffering from an illness
Verb1.invalid - force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen
remove - remove from a position or an office
2.invalid - injure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
injure, wound - cause injuries or bodily harm to
hock - disable by cutting the hock
Adj.1.invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"
illegitimate - of marriages and offspring; not recognized as lawful
valid - well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
2.invalid - no longer valid; "the license is invalid"
expired - having come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time; "an expired passport"; "caught driving with an expired license"

invalid

1
noun
1. patient, sufferer, convalescent, valetudinarian I hate being treated as an invalid.
adjective
1. disabled, ill, sick, poorly (informal), weak, ailing, frail, feeble, sickly, infirm, bedridden, valetudinarian I have an invalid wife and am labelled as a carer.

invalid

2
adjective
1. null and void, void, worthless, untrue, null, not binding, inoperative, nugatory The trial was stopped and the results declared invalid.
null and void valid, operative, viable
2. unfounded, false, untrue, illogical, irrational, unsound, unscientific, baseless, fallacious, ill-founded Those arguments are rendered invalid by the hard facts.
unfounded valid, sound, true, solid, rational, logical

invalid

adjective
Containing fundamental errors in reasoning:
Translations
لاغٍ، باطِل، غير ساري المَفْعولمَرِيضٌمَريض، مُقْعَديُسَبِّب العَجْز، يُقْعِد
invalidaneplatnýpropustit jako invaliduzmrzačit
invalidinvalidereugyldighjemsende
invalidi
invalid
gera aî öryrkjaleysa frá òjónustu vegna sára/veikindaógildursjúklingur; öryrki
病人
병약자
invalīdsnederīgsspēkā neesošs
prepustiť ako invalida
invalid
invalid
คนเจ็บ
çürüğe çıkarmakgeçersizhasta kimsehükümsüzsakat
người bệnh tật

invalid

1 [ˈɪnvəlɪd]
A. Ninválido/a m/f
B. ADJinválido
C. CPD invalid car, invalid carriage Ncoche m de inválido
invalid out VT + ADV to invalid sb out of the army (esp Brit) (Mil) → licenciar a algn por invalidez

invalid

2 [ɪnˈvælɪd] ADJ [contract] → inválido, nulo; [ticket, request] → inválido; [theory, results, conclusions] → sin validez
to become invalidcaducar

invalid

[ˈɪnvəlɪd]
n
(= sick person) → invalide mf
I hate being treated as an invalid → Je déteste être traité comme un invalide.
(with disability)invalide mf
[ɪnˈvælɪd] adj
(= not valid) [argument] → invalide; [conclusion] → erroné(e)
Those arguments are rendered invalid by the hard facts on the ground → Ce sont des arguments que la réalité des faits sur le terrain rendent invalides.
The comparison is invalid → Cette comparaison est erronée.
The trial was stopped and the results declared invalid → On mit un terme au procès et les résultats furent invalidés., On mit un terme au procès et les résultats furent déclarés non valables.
invalid documents → des documents non valables
[ˈɪnvəlɪd] [mother, father] → invalide

invalid

1
adj
krank; (= disabled)invalide, körperbehindert
(= for invalids)Kranken-, Invaliden-
nKranke(r) mf; (= disabled person)Invalide m, → Invalidin f, → Körperbehinderte(r) mf; he’s been an invalid all his lifeer hat sein ganzes Leben lang ein körperliches Leiden gehabt; to treat somebody like an invalidjdn wie einen Invaliden behandeln

invalid

2
adj (esp Jur, Comput) → ungültig; deduction, argumentnicht schlüssig or stichhaltig; assumptionnicht zulässig; it makes the argument invalides entkräftet das Argument; to declare something invalidetw für ungültig erklären

invalid

1 [ˈɪnvəlɪd]
1. n (sick person) → infermo/a; (disabled person) → invalido/a
2. adj (see n) → infermo/a, invalido/a
invalid out vt + adv (Mil) → congedare per invalidità

invalid

2 [ɪnˈvælɪd] adj (document, cheque) → invalido/a, non valido/a; (excuse, argument) → non valido/a; (marriage) → nullo/a

invalid1

(inˈvӕlid) adjective
(of a document or agreement etc) having no legal force; not valid. Your passport is out of date and therefore invalid.
inˈvalidate (-deit) verb
to make invalid.
invalidity (invəˈlidəti) noun

invalid2

(ˈinvəlid) noun
a person who is ill or disabled. During his last few years, he was a permanent invalid.
(-liːd) verb
1. (with out) to remove (especially a soldier) from service, because of illness. He was invalided out of the army.
2. to cause (especially a soldier) to be disabled. He was invalided in the last war.

invalid

مَرِيضٌ invalida invalid Invalide ανάπηρος inválido invalidi malade invalid invalido 病人 병약자 invalide invalid inwalida inválido инвалид invalid คนเจ็บ sakat người bệnh tật 病人

in·va·lid

a. inválido-a; debilitado-a; incapacitado-a.

invalid

(ant) disabled person. V. disabled.
References in classic literature ?
Having no top to its head, she tied on a neat little cap, and as both arms and legs were gone, she hid these deficiencies by folding it in a blanket and devoting her best bed to this chronic invalid.
First her son-in-law was killed by a policeman during a strike and then Tom's mother became an invalid and died also.
It stated that he had just shot his wife; that any will she might secretly have made would be invalid, as he survived her.
The minutes lingered, and the delay had seemed an hour to the adventurer in empiricism, when the Huron laid aside his pipe and drew his robe across his breast, as if about to lead the way to the lodge of the invalid.
The Lady Harriet, who remained at the hall, was a great invalid, and never went out in the carriage, and the Lady Anne preferred riding on horseback with her brother or cousins.
Jadvyga likewise paints cans, but then she has an invalid mother and three little sisters to support by it, and so she does not spend her wages for shirtwaists.
It is made from the purest ingredients, and if desired could be eaten by an invalid with relish and profit.
Elton himself, evidently coming towards it, and as they walked on slowly together in conversation about the invalid of whom he, on the rumour of considerable illness, had been going to inquire, that he might carry some report of her to Hartfield they were overtaken by Mr.
Marianne had been two or three days at home, before the weather was fine enough for an invalid like herself to venture out.
Then the scanty supply of food was distressing: with the keen appetites of growing children, we had scarcely sufficient to keep alive a delicate invalid.
She found out that because he had been an invalid he had not learned things as other children had.
He is an invalid, and like other invalids, he has his bad days and his good.