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English adjective: invalid

1. invalid having no cogency or legal force


SamplesInvalid reasoning.
An invalid driver's license.


Similarbad, fallacious, false, invalidated, null, nullified, sophistic, sophistical, uncollectible, unsound, void


See alsoillegitimate


Antonymsvalid

2. invalid no longer valid


SamplesThe license is invalid.


Similarexpired


Antonymsunexpired


English noun: invalid

1. invalid (person) someone who is incapacitated by a chronic illness or injury


Synonymsshut-in


Broader (hypernym)diseased person, sick person, sufferer


Member meronymhomebound


English verb: invalid

1. invalid (social) force to retire, remove from active duty, as of firemen


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)remove

2. invalid (body) injure permanently


SamplesHe was disabled in a car accident.


Synonymsdisable, handicap, incapacitate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)injure, wound


Narrower (hyponym)hock









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