Definition of valid
- a valid contract
- a valid theory
- a valid argument
- valid inference
- every craft has its own valid methods
There is no valid reason to proceed with the change.
Her objections were completely valid.
You make a valid point.
You must present valid identification.
Their marriage is not legally valid.
The agreement is no longer valid under international law.
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: fair or reasonable
: acceptable according to the law
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