HyperDic: invalid

English > 5 senses of the word invalid:
ADJECTIVEallinvalidhaving no cogency or legal force
allinvalidno longer valid
NOUNperson invalid, shut-insomeone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury
VERBsocialinvalidforce to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen
bodyinvalid, disable, incapacitate, handicapinjure permanently
invalid > pronunciation
Soundsihnvae'lahd; ih'nvahlahd; ih'nvahlihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > invalid: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving no cogency or legal force.
Examples
  • "invalid reasoning"
  • "an invalid driver's license"
Narrowerbad, uncollectiblenot capable of being collected
fallacious, unsoundContaining or based on a fallacy
falseerroneous and usually accidental
invalidated, nullifieddeprived of legal force
null, voidlacking any legal or binding force
sophistic, sophisticalPlausible but misleading
spuriousOstensibly valid, but not actually valid
See alsoillegitimateOf marriages and offspring
OppositevalidWell grounded in logic / logic or truth or having legal force
Spanishinválido, nulo
Nounsinvalidity, invalidnessillogicality as a consequence of having a conclusion that does not follow from the premisses
English > invalid: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningno longer valid.
Example"the license is invalid"
BroaderexpiredHaving come to an end or become void after passage of a period of time
Spanishinválido, irrelevante, nulo
Catalaninvàlid, irrellevant
English > invalid: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury.
Synonymshut-in
Member ofhomeboundPeople who are confined to their homes / homes
Broadersick person, diseased person, suffererA person suffering from an illness
Spanishinválido, minusválido
Catalaninvàlid, minusvàlid
Verbsinvalidinjure permanently
English > invalid: 5 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningForce to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
English > invalid: 5 senses > verb 2, body
Meaninginjure permanently.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdisable, incapacitate, handicap
Narrowerhockdisable by cutting the hock
Broaderinjure, woundCause injuries or bodily harm to
Spanishdiscapacitar, incapacitar, invalidar
Catalanincapacitar
Nounsinvalidsomeone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury

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