the state or quality of being valid: to question the validity of the argument.
legal soundness or force.
- non·va·lid·i·ty, noun, plural non·va·lid·i·ties.
- pre·va·lid·i·ty, noun
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How to use validity in a sentence
Looking ahead, the validity of mail-in ballots is being preemptively undermined, while armed groups are vowing to “defend” polling places.Levi Strauss CEO: We can’t solve racial inequality if gun violence and voter disenfranchisement persist | jakemeth | September 1, 2020 | Fortune
It both establishes the validity of a statement and explains why it’s true.How Close Are Computers to Automating Mathematical Reasoning? | Stephen Ornes | August 27, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
You can also diagnose issues affecting the indexed version of the page or use the “live” option which will check validity for the live version currently served by your site.Google Search Console can now help you fix your AMP Signed Exchange (SXG) problems | Barry Schwartz | August 18, 2020 | Search Engine Land
The resulting lists have reasonably strong face validity — players at the top of the leaderboards tend to be widely regarded as good route runners — suggesting SOE could be useful as a descriptive metric.Our New Metric Shows How Good NFL Receivers Are At Creating Separation | Josh Hermsmeyer | August 10, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Your business information is essentially distributed to dozens of other directories that will help to establish the validity and credibility of your business.Guide: How to structure a local SEO strategy for your business | Christian Carere | August 6, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
I hardly spoke to every patron, but there may have been some validity to his assessment.
When asked if this characterization had any validity, Raimondo seemed taken aback—I am what?Meet Gina Raimondo, the Only Democratic Star of 2014 | David Freedlander | November 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Those allegations and subsequent evidence for their validity dogged Driscoll throughout 2014.Megachurch Mars Hill To close Doors: What Does the Future Hold Now? | Warren Throckmorton | November 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But while Norman sympathizes with the fear, he does not believe in its validity.
Some time ago, I wrote a blog post in which I had the temerity to question the validity of chronic Lyme diagnoses.Predator Doctors Take Advantage of Patients With ‘Chronic Lyme’ Scam | Russell Saunders | September 19, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Of course if both parties agree to them, the validity of the deed is not impaired.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
This bank, the oldest established in Manila, holds a charter from the Spanish Government, the validity of which was recognized.The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
No performance on either side can give the unlawful contract any validity, or be the foundation of any right of action upon it.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman | Albert Sidney Bolles
In a former chapter was shown some of the internal evidences of the validity of the New Testament.Gospel Philosophy | J. H. Ward
An executor would be admitted to give evidence of the validity of a will, which he could not do at present.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan