validity

  • 1 validity — va‧lid‧i‧ty [vəˈlɪdti] noun [uncountable] LAW when a document is legally acceptable: • The shareholder group may question the legal validity of the merger in court. ˈface ˌvalidity STATISTICS figures, results, or data with face validity appear… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 Validity — Va*lid i*ty, n. [Cf. F. validit[ e], L. validitas strength.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being valid; strength; force; especially, power to convince; justness; soundness; as, the validity of an argument or proof; the validity of an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 validity — I noun authenticity, authority, correctness, force, forcefulness, genuineness, gravitas, lawfulness, legal force, legality, legitimacy, legitimateness, meritoriousness, pondus, potency, power, puissance, reality, realness, significance, soundness …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 validity — 1550s, from M.Fr. validité, from L. validitatem (nom. validitas) strength, from validus (see VALID (Cf. valid)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 validity — [n] genuineness, lawfulness authority, cogency, effectiveness, efficacy, force, foundation, gravity, grounds, legality, legitimacy, persuasiveness, point, potency, power, punch, right, soundness, strength, substance, validness, weight; concept… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 validity — [və lid′ə tē] n. pl. validities [Fr validité < L validitas, strength] the state, quality, or fact of being valid in law or in argument, proof, authority, etc …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 validity — The property of being genuine, a true reflection of attitudes, behaviour, or characteristics. A measure (such as a question, series of questions, or test) is considered valid if it is thought to measure the concept or property which it claims to… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 8 validity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ great ▪ equal ▪ Don t you think that both views have equal validity? ▪ doubtful, dubious, questionable ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 9 validity — Legal sufficiency, in contradistinction to mere regularity @ validity of a treaty The term validity, as applied to treaties, admits of two descriptions necessary and voluntary. By the former is meant that which results from the treaties having… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 Validity — The term validity (also called logical truth, analytic truth, or necessary truth) as it occurs in logic refers generally to a property of particular statements and deductive arguments. Although validity and logical truth are synonymous concepts,… …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 validity — [[t]vəlɪdɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu the N of n The validity of something such as a result or a piece of information is whether it can be trusted or believed. → See also valid Shocked by the results of the elections, they now want to challenge the… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 validity — /veuh lid i tee/, n. 1. the state or quality of being valid: to question the validity of the argument. 2. legal soundness or force. [1540 50; < LL validitas, equiv. to L valid(us) VALID + itas ITY] * * * In logic, the property of an argument… …

    Universalium

  • 13 validity — An index of how well a test or procedure in fact measures what it purports to measure; an objective index by which to describe how valid a test or procedure is. concurrent v. an index of criterion related v. used to predict performance in a real… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 14 validity — Synonyms and related words: actionability, admissibility, admissibleness, advantageousness, agreeableness, allowableness, amperage, applicability, armipotence, auspiciousness, authenticity, authoritativeness, authority, beef, beneficialness,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 15 validity — n. an indication of the extent to which a clinical sign or test is a true indicator of disease. Reduced validity can arise if the tests produce different results when conducted several times on the same person under identical conditions (i.e.… …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 16 validity — pagrįstumas statusas T sritis biomedicinos mokslai atitikmenys: angl. validity ryšiai: platesnis terminas – matavimo pagrįstumas platesnis terminas – tyrimo pagrįstumas sinonimas – validumas šaltinis Pagrindinės epidemiologijos sąvokos :… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 17 validity — validumas statusas T sritis biomedicinos mokslai atitikmenys: angl. validity ryšiai: žiūrėk – pagrįstumas šaltinis Pagrindinės epidemiologijos sąvokos : mokomasis žodynas / Kauno medicinos universitetas ; [sudarytojas Vilius Grabauskas ; parengė… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 18 validity — tinkamumas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Diagnostinės metodikos galia atskleisti tikrovišką vertinamo objekto vaizdą. atitikmenys: angl. validity vok. Gültigkeit rus. действенность ryšiai: dar žiūrėk – patikimumas …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • 19 validity — tinkamumas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Vertinamojo objekto ir jam keliamų reikalavimų atitikimas, pvz., vidurinės mokyklos absolventų tinkamumas matematikos studijoms. Profesinį tinkamumą nustato diagnostinių procedūrų kompleksas.… …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas

  • 20 validity — tinkamumas statusas T sritis švietimas apibrėžtis Vertinimo laipsnis, kuriuo nustatoma, kiek matuojami daiktai ar reiškiniai atitinka tikrovę; pvz., mokinių pažangumas matuojamas dešimties balų sistema. Visada kyla klausimas, ar pažymys atspindi… …

    Enciklopedinis edukologijos žodynas


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