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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 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 ?
Beth had a rapture with her mother, and then rushed up to impart the glorious news to her family of invalids, as the girls were not home.
For he had no resources such as most invalids have; all he could do was to lie there and toss about from side to side.
These invalids looked melancholy enough, limping about on their canes and crutches, and apparently brooding over all sorts of cheerless things.
She was a big handsome young woman who ought not to have been a trained nurse at all, as she could not bear invalids and she was always making excuses to leave Colin to Martha or any one else who would take her place.
He is an invalid, and like other invalids, he has his bad days and his good.
The English, who require, above everything, good living in order to be good soldiers, only eating salt meat and bad biscuit, had many invalids in their camp.
The sufferings which Lady Bertram did not see had little power over her fancy; and she wrote very comfortably about agitation, and anxiety, and poor invalids, till Tom was actually conveyed to Mansfield, and her own eyes had beheld his altered appearance.
As the travellers were now in a country abounding with buffalo, they remained for several days encamped upon the banks of Big River, to obtain a supply of provisions, and to give the invalids time to recruit.
It is the custom in India to send a certain number of invalids from each regiment up to stations in the Himalayas for the hot weather; and though the men ought to enjoy the cool and the comfort, they miss the society of the barracks down below, and do their best to come back or to avoid going.
It passed the heavy time till dinner - a most unappetizing meal served to the boys and a few invalids in a corner of a barrack-room.
The country round is very lonely, but about half a mile to the north there is a small cluster of villas which have been built by a Tavistock contractor for the use of invalids and others who may wish to enjoy the pure Dartmoor air.
Through it one could confusedly distinguish the front of Notre-Dame, and the decrepit Hôtel-Dieu with some wan invalids gazing down from the heights of its roof all checkered with dormer windows.