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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 ?
The people that BUYS the property is the suff'rers; because as soon 's it's found out 'at we didn't own it -- which won't be long after we've slid -- the sale won't be valid, and it 'll all go back to the estate.
This is acting on first impulses; you must take days to consider such a matter, ere your word can be regarded as valid.
Whatever the law might do with the marriage in the lifetime of both the parties to it -- on the death of either one of them, no application made by the survivor would avail; and, as to the case of that survivor, the marriage would remain valid.
Of evil then so small as easie think The remedie; perhaps more valid Armes, Weapons more violent, when next we meet, May serve to better us, and worse our foes, Or equal what between us made the odds, In Nature none: if other hidden cause Left them Superiour, while we can preserve Unhurt our mindes, and understanding sound, Due search and consultation will disclose.
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.
I thank thee for thy good intentions, friend Sancho," answered Don Quixote, "but I would have thee know that all these things I am doing are not in joke, but very much in earnest, for anything else would be a transgression of the ordinances of chivalry, which forbid us to tell any lie whatever under the penalties due to apostasy; and to do one thing instead of another is just the same as lying; so my knocks on the head must be real, solid, and valid, without anything sophisticated or fanciful about them, and it will be needful to leave me some lint to dress my wounds, since fortune has compelled us to do without the balsam we lost.
No legislative act, therefore, contrary to the Constitution, can be valid.
To consider all debts contracted, and engagements entered into, before the adoption of this Constitution, as being no less valid against the United States, under this Constitution, than under the Confederation.
You know that with bankers nothing but a written document will be valid.
That his anger could be carried to such a point of inconceivable resentment as to refuse his daughter a privilege without which her marriage would scarcely seem valid, exceeded all she could believe possible.
From all this it resulted that the false and selfish called her wise, the vulgar and debased termed her charitable, the insolent and unjust dubbed her amiable, the conscientious and benevolent generally at first accepted as valid her claim to be considered one of themselves; but ere long the plating of pretension wore off, the real material appeared below, and they laid her aside as a deception.
The treaty is, then, still as good, as valid as ever.