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Meaning of VALID

Pronunciation:  'valid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  still legally acceptable; "the license is still valid"
  2. [adj]  well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"; "a valid license"

VALID is a 5 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: binding, legal, legitimate, logical, reasoned, sound, unexpired, validated, well-grounded
 Antonyms: invalid
 See Also: reasonable, sensible



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Val"id\, a. [F. valide, F. validus strong, from valere to
be strong. See {Valiant}.]
1. Strong; powerful; efficient. [Obs.] ``Perhaps more valid
   arms . . . may serve to better us.'' --Milton.

2. 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.

         An answer that is open to no valid exception. --I.

3. (Law) 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.

Syn: Prevalent; available; efficacious; just; good; weighty;
     sufficient; sound; well-grounded.

Computing Dictionary

A dataflow language.

["A List-Processing-Oriented Data Flow Machine Architecture", Makoto Amamiya et al, AFIPS NCC, June 1982, pp. 143-151].