Origin of valid
Synonyms for valid
Examples from the Web for non-valid
Historical Examples of non-valid
Recognition proceeds by the second figure, and has chiefly the non-valid modes.
- having legal force; effective
- having legal authority; binding
Word Origin for valid
1570s, "having force in law, legally binding," from Middle French valide, from Latin validus "strong, effective," from valere "be strong" (see valiant). The meaning "supported by facts or authority" is first recorded 1640s.