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valid

Definition of valid

Etymology

    From Middle French valide

Adjective

valid (comparative more valid, superlative most valid)

  1. Well grounded or justifiable, pertinent.

    I will believe him as soon as he offers a valid answer.

  2. Acceptable, proper or correct.

    A valid format for the date is MM/DD/YY.
    Do not drive without a valid license.

  3. Related to the current topic, or presented within context, relevant.
  4. (logic) A formula or system that evaluates to true regardless of the input values.

Antonyms

Related terms

  • validate
  • validation
  • validator

References:

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