Valid vs Valis - What's the difference?

valid | valis |


As an adjective valid

is valid.

As a noun valis is

.

valid

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Well grounded or justifiable, pertinent.
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    I will believe him as soon as he offers a valid answer.
  • Acceptable, proper or correct.
  • A valid format for the date is MM/DD/YY.
    Do not drive without a valid license.
  • Related to the current topic, or presented within context, relevant.
  • (logic) Of a formula or system: such that it evaluates to true regardless of the input values.
  • (logic) Of an argument: whose conclusion is always true whenever its premises are true.
  • An argument is valid if and only if the set consisting of both (1) all of its premises and (2) the contradictory of its conclusion is inconsistent.

    Antonyms

    * invalid

    Hyponyms

    * sound

    valis

    English

    Noun

    (head)
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