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Meaning of VALIDITY

Pronunciation:  vu'liditee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the quality of being logically valid
  2. [n]  the quality of having legal force or effectiveness
 

VALIDITY is a 8 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: cogency, rigor, rigour, validness
 
 See Also: believability, credibility, credibleness, effect, force, legality

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va*lid"i*ty\, n. [Cf. F. validit['e], L. validitas
strength.]
1. The quality or state of being valid; strength; force;
   especially, power to convince; justness; soundness; as,
   the validity of an argument or proof; the validity of an
   objection.

2. (Law) Legal strength, force, or authority; that quality of
   a thing which renders it supportable in law, or equity;
   as, the validity of a will; the validity of a contract,
   claim, or title.

3. Value. [Obs.] ``Rich validity.'' --Shak.

 

 

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