Invalidate In*val"i*date, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Invalidated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Invalidating}.] [From {Invalid} null.] To render invalid; to weaken or lessen the force of; to destroy the authority of; to render of no force or effect; to overthrow; as, to invalidate an agreement or argument. [1913 Webster]

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