Also, hold true. Be valid, apply. For example, Does that version of events still hold good? or The account he gave ten years ago holds true today. Shakespeare used these terms frequently. [c. 1300]
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The conditions governing immunity stated in the beginning of this chapter still hold good.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
Some say Withers is guilty, out-and-out guilty, and afraid the case against Perry won't hold good.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
English notions of what is becoming don't hold good here; you can't stop a man like Wilkinson with a supercilious look.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
The same principle will hold good in the case of all others who regulate their policy and measures by the necessities of the hour.
This objection does not hold good if either merely qualitative evidence, or a fairly approximate quantation, is required.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection|Alexander Wynter Blyth