Origin of valid
Synonyms for valid
Examples from the Web for validly
Historical Examples of validly
Should he dispose of it properly, as one should with a validly slain foe?Anything You Can Do ...
Gordon Randall Garrett
All such liens may be validly stipulated for in the contract.
The Chamber of Deputies may not validly deliberate unless at least two-thirds of its Members are present at the deliberation.Secret History of the English Occupation of Egypt
Wilfrid Scawen Blunt
But it can do this validly only if M, its middle term, remains immutably itself, and is the same in both premisses.
For the laws of latent heredity or atavism apply to the soul just as validly as to the anatomical organization.
- 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.