valid


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01. Your bus pass is only [valid] until Saturday.
02. You must have a [valid] reason if you want to reschedule your test.
03. International observers question the [validity] of the election, given widespread accusations of election fraud.
04. My parking pass is only [valid] for another week.
05. You can't use the recreational facilities unless you have a [valid] sticker on your student card.
06. If you get your ticket [validated] by someone in a store where you have shopped, you can park for free.
07. I have yet to hear a really [valid] argument against the seatbelt law.
08. A sound knowledge of how research should be conducted leads to more [valid] results.
09. Your visitor's visa is [valid] for three months only.
10. Economist Milton Friedman once suggested that the only relevant test of the [validity] of a hypothesis is comparison of prediction with experience.
11. Your athletics pass is only [valid] for a few more days, so you should take advantage of it.
12. There are few [valid] reasons for not having your child immunized against disease.
13. All drivers must ensure that their vehicles have a [valid] and current license plate, and enough insurance.
14. In Burma, a couple need only live and eat together to become married, and the marriage is [valid] if the neighbors recognize it as such.
15. In March of 1990, the Soviet government ruled that Lithuania's declaration of independence was [invalid], and that Soviet law was still in force in the Baltic republic.
16. According to independent vote monitors, Serbia's first presidential elections since Slobodan Milosevic's removal from power were considered [invalid] because of low turnout.
17. Your Eurail pass is not [valid] in the United Kingdom.
18. A [valid] passport is the only legal form of I.D. which is accepted around the world.
19. Psychologists say that we like others who share our beliefs and attitudes because they [validate] these values, which further convinces us that our values are the best ones.
20. Improper controls during the testing procedure [invalidated] the results of the experiment.
21. Sharing your bus pass with someone else may [invalidate] it.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • valid — valid, sound, cogent, convincing, compelling, telling can all be applied directly or indirectly to arguments, reasons, principles, or processes of thought or to their presentation and mean having or manifesting the power to impress themselves on… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Valid — Val id, a. [F. valide, F. validus strong, from valere to be strong. See {Valiant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Strong; powerful; efficient. [Obs.] Perhaps more valid arms . . . may serve to better us. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Having sufficient strength… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • valid — VALÍD, Ă, valizi, de, adj. 1. (Despre oameni) Apt pentru muncă (sau pentru o anumită activitate); p. gener. sănătos. 2. (Despre o acţiune, un act, un contract) Care îndeplineşte condiţiile cerute de lege; valabil. – Din fr. valide. Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • valid — [val′id] adj. [Fr valide < L validus, strong, powerful (in ML, valid) < valere, to be strong: see VALUE] 1. having legal force; properly executed and binding under the law 2. well grounded on principles or evidence; able to withstand… …   English World dictionary

  • Valīd — (lat.), kräftig; rechtskräftig, rechtsgültig; Validität, Rechtsgültigkeit; validieren, etwas in rechtsgültiger Form vollziehen, geltend machen, bekräftigen, im Handel: gültig sein, einen Wert durch einen andern, z. B. Waren durch Wechselsendung,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • valid — 1570s, having force in law, legally binding, from M.Fr. valide, from L. validus strong, effective, from valere be strong (see VALIANT (Cf. valiant)). The meaning supported by facts or authority is first recorded 1640s …   Etymology dictionary