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 for valid
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Valid \Val"id\, a. [F. valide, L. validus strong, from valere to
     be strong. See Valiant.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Strong; powerful; efficient. [Obs.] "Perhaps more valid
        arms . . . may serve to better us." --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Having sufficient strength or force; founded in truth;
        capable of being justified, defended, or supported; not
        weak or defective; sound; good; efficacious; as, a valid
        argument; a valid objection.
        [1913 Webster]
              An answer that is open to no valid exception. --I.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Law) Having legal strength or force; executed with the
        proper formalities; incapable of being rightfully
        overthrown or set aside; as, a valid deed; a valid
        covenant; a valid instrument of any kind; a valid claim or
        title; a valid marriage.
        [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Prevalent; available; efficacious; just; good; weighty;
          sufficient; sound; well-grounded.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force; "a
             valid inference"; "a valid argument"; "a valid contract"
             [ant: invalid]
      2: still legally acceptable; "the license is still valid"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  153 Moby Thesaurus words for "valid":
     absolute, acceptable, actionable, adducible, admissible,
     advantageous, applicable, armipotent, attestative, attested,
     attestive, auspicious, authentic, authoritative, authorized,
     based on, beneficial, benevolent, binding, bon, bonny, braw, bueno,
     capital, certain, circumstantial, cogent, commendable, competent,
     conclusive, confirmed, consistent, constitutional, convincing,
     corroborated, cumulative, damning, decisive, definitive,
     demonstrated, determinative, determined, documentary, documented,
     dynamic, effective, effectual, elegant, energetic, established,
     estimable, evidential, evidentiary, ex parte, excellent, expedient,
     eye-witness, factual, fair, famous, favorable, final, fine,
     firsthand, forceful, forcible, founded on, good, goodly, grand,
     grounded on, healthy, hearsay, helpful, high-potency, high-powered,
     high-pressure, high-tension, implicit, in force, in power,
     incontrovertible, indicative, indisputable, irrefutable,
     irresistible, judicial, juridical, just, justiciable, kind, kosher,
     laudable, lawful, lawmaking, legal, legislative, legit, legitimate,
     licit, logical, material, mighty, mighty in battle, nice, noble,
     nuncupative, operative, overwhelming, persuasive, pleasant, potent,
     powerful, prepotent, presumptive, probative, profitable, puissant,
     regal, reliable, rightful, royal, ruling, sanctioned, satisfactory,
     satisfying, self-consistent, significant, skillful, solid, sound,
     splendid, statutory, striking, strong, substantial, substantiated,
     sufficient, suggestive, sure, symptomatic, telling, useful,
     validated, verified, very good, vigorous, virtuous, vital, weighty,
     well-founded, well-grounded, within the law

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

     A dataflow language.
     ["A List-Processing-Oriented Data Flow Machine Architecture",
     Makoto Amamiya et al, AFIPS NCC, June 1982, pp. 143-151].

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  VALID. An act, deed, will, and the like, which has received all the 
  formalities required by law, is said to be valid or good in law. 

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