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val·id

 (văl′ĭd)
adj.
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.

[French valide, from Old French, from Latin validus, strong, from valēre, to be strong; see wal- in Indo-European roots.]

va·lid′i·ty, val′id·ness n.
val′id·ly adv.
Synonyms: valid, sound2, cogent, convincing
These adjectives describe assertions, arguments, conclusions, reasons, or intellectual processes that are persuasive because they are well founded. What is valid is based on or borne out by truth or fact or has legal force: a valid excuse; a valid claim.
What is sound is free from logical flaws or is based on valid reasoning: a sound theory; sound principles.
Something cogent is both sound and compelling: cogent testimony; a cogent explanation.
Convincing implies the power to dispel doubt or overcome resistance or opposition: convincing proof.

valid

(ˈvælɪd)
adj
1. having some foundation; based on truth
2. (Law) legally acceptable: a valid licence.
3. (Law)
a. having legal force; effective
b. having legal authority; binding
4. having some force or cogency: a valid point in a debate.
5. (Logic) 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 invalid22
6. archaic healthy or strong
[C16: from Latin validus robust, from valēre to be strong]
ˈvalidly adv
validity, ˈvalidness n

val•id

(ˈvæl ɪd)

adj.
1. sound; just; well-founded.
2. producing the desired result; effective: a valid remedy.
3. having force, weight, or cogency; authoritative.
4. legally sound, effective, or binding: a valid contract.
5. (of an argument) so constructed that if the premises are jointly asserted, the conclusion cannot be denied without contradiction.
6. Archaic. robust; healthy.
[1565–75; < Latin validus strong =val(ēre) to be strong + -idus -id4]
val′id•ly, adv.
val′id•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.valid - well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
legitimate - of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
reasonable, sensible - showing reason or sound judgment; "a sensible choice"; "a sensible person"
invalid - having no cogency or legal force; "invalid reasoning"; "an invalid driver's license"
2.valid - still legally acceptablevalid - still legally acceptable; "the license is still valid"
unexpired - not having come to an end or been terminated by passage of time; "elected to fill the senator's unexpired term"; "an unexpired driver's license"

valid

valid

adjective
1. Based on good judgment, reasoning, or evidence:
2. Worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original:
Translations
ساري المَفْعولشَرْعي، قانوني، مَقْبولصَالِح
přesvědčivýpádnýplatný
gyldig
korrektneõigustatudpõhjendatud
voimassaoleva
valjan
megalapozott
gildurgildur, réttmæturí gildi
正当な
정당한
attaisnojošslikumīgspamatotsticams
veljaven
giltig
มีผลบังคับใช้
có giá trị

valid

[ˈvælɪd] ADJ
1. [argument, point, question] → válido; [excuse, claim, objection] → válido, legítimo
that argument is not validese argumento no es válido or no vale
2. [ticket, passport, licence, contract] → válido, valedero
a ticket valid for three monthsun billete válido or valedero para tres meses
that ticket is no longer validese billete ya no vale or ha caducado ya

valid

[ˈvælɪd] adj
[passport] → en cours de validité; [ticket, contract] → valable
You will need a valid passport → Il vous faudra un passeport en cours de validité.
This ticket is valid for three months → Ce billet est valable trois mois.
[argument, point, question, claim, reason] → valable; [excuse] → valable

valid

adj
ticket, passportgültig (also Comput); (Jur) document, marriage(rechts)gültig; contractbindend, rechtsgültig; claimberechtigt, begründet; no longer valid (ticket)nicht mehr gültig; passport alsoabgelaufen
argument, reasoning, interpretationstichhaltig; excuse, reasontriftig, einleuchtend; objectionberechtigt, begründet; this argument isn’t valid (in itself) → dieses Argument ist nicht stichhaltig; (= not relevant)dieses Argument ist nicht zulässig or gilt nicht; is it valid to assume this?ist es zulässig, das anzunehmen?; that’s a very valid pointdas ist ein sehr wertvoller Hinweis

valid

[ˈvælɪd] adj (ticket, document, excuse) → valido/a; (claim, objection) → giustificato/a

valid

(ˈvӕlid) adjective
1. (of reasons, arguments etc) true; reasonable or acceptable. That is not a valid excuse.
2. legally effective; having legal force. He has a valid passport.
ˈvalidly adverb

valid

صَالِح přesvědčivý gyldig berechtigt έγκυρος válido voimassaoleva valide valjan valido 正当な 정당한 geldig gyldig ważny válido действительный giltig มีผลบังคับใช้ geçerli có giá trị 有效的

val·id

a. válido-a, valedero-a.

valid

adj válido
References in classic literature ?
No," replied the Monkey; "but I will support you if you can urge a valid claim to my approval.
Clearly much that seemed valid seemed so only because he had been taught it from his earliest youth.
The first thing necessary to render an act valid is, that the notary should be thoroughly convinced that he has faithfully interpreted the will and wishes of the person dictating the act.
It rests entirely with you to say whether any valid reason can or can not be produced to explain such an extraordinary proceeding as this.
I am entirely unable to discover any apparatus or method anticipating the invention of Bell as a whole," he said; "and I conclude that his patent is valid.
She accepted the rules with which they played the game of life as valid for them, but never for a moment thought of regulating her own conduct in accordance with them.
All Debts contracted and Engagements entered into, before the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be as valid against the United States under this Constitution, as under the Confederation.
The deeper we delve in search of these causes the more of them we find; and each separate cause or whole series of causes appears to us equally valid in itself and equally false by its insignificance compared to the magnitude of the events, and by its impotence- apart from the cooperation of all the other coincident causes- to occasion the event.
You should legally and effectually marry them; and as, sir, my way of marrying may not be easy to reconcile them to, though it will be effectual, even by your own laws, so your way may be as well before God, and as valid among men.
Certainly there were valid things to be said against the election of Mr.
I shall return to it in a later lecture, and will only observe, for the present, that there seem to me no valid grounds for regarding what we see and hear as not part of the physical world.
The bride showed no signs of displeasure at the deception; on the contrary, hearing them say that the marriage, being fraudulent, would not be valid, she said that she confirmed it afresh, whence they all concluded that the affair had been planned by agreement and understanding between the pair, whereat Camacho and his supporters were so mortified that they proceeded to revenge themselves by violence, and a great number of them drawing their swords attacked Basilio, in whose protection as many more swords were in an instant unsheathed, while Don Quixote taking the lead on horseback, with his lance over his arm and well covered with his shield, made all give way before him.