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True vs. Valid

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Trueadjective

(of a statement) Conforming to the actual state of reality or fact; factually correct.

‘This is a true story.’;

Validadjective

Well grounded or justifiable, pertinent.

‘I will believe him as soon as he offers a valid answer.’;

Trueadjective

Conforming to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate.

‘a true copy;’; ‘a true likeness of the original’;

Validadjective

Acceptable, proper or correct; in accordance with the rules.

‘A valid format for the date is MM/DD/YY.’; ‘Do not drive without a valid license.’;

Trueadjective

(logic) Of the state in Boolean logic that indicates an affirmative or positive result.

‘"A and B" is true if and only if "A" is true and "B" is true.’;

Validadjective

Related to the current topic, or presented within context, relevant.

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Trueadjective

Loyal, faithful.

‘He’s turned out to be a true friend.’;

Validadjective

(logic) Of a formula or system: such that it evaluates to true regardless of the input values.

Trueadjective

Genuine.

‘This is true Parmesan cheese.’;

Validadjective

(logic) Of an argument: whose conclusion is always true whenever its premises are true.

‘An argument is valid if and only if the set consisting of both (1) all of its premises and (2) the contradictory of its conclusion is inconsistent.’;

Trueadjective

Legitimate.

‘The true king has returned!’;

Validadjective

Effective.

‘He is a priest now: although his ordination was contrary to the law of the church, it was still valid.’;

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Trueadjective

Accurate; following a path toward the target.

Validadjective

Strong; powerful; efficient.

Trueadjective

Fair, unbiased, not loaded.

Validadjective

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.

‘An answer that is open to no valid exception.’;

Trueadverb

(of shooting, throwing etc) Accurately.

‘this gun shoots true’;

Validadjective

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.

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Truenoun

(uncountable) The state of being in alignment.

Validadjective

well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force;

‘a valid inference’; ‘a valid argument’; ‘a valid contract’; ‘a valid license’;

Truenoun

Truth.

Validadjective

still legally acceptable;

‘the license is still valid’;

Truenoun

A pledge or truce.

Trueverb

To straighten.

‘He trued the spokes of the bicycle wheel.’;

Trueverb

To make even, level, symmetrical, or accurate, align; adjust.

‘We spent all night truing up the report.’;

Trueadjective

Conformable to fact; in accordance with the actual state of things; correct; not false, erroneous, inaccurate, or the like; as, a true relation or narration; a true history; a declaration is true when it states the facts.

Trueadjective

Right to precision; conformable to a rule or pattern; exact; accurate; as, a true copy; a true likeness of the original.

‘Making his eye, foot, and hand keep true time.’;

Trueadjective

Steady in adhering to friends, to promises, to a prince, or the like; unwavering; faithful; loyal; not false, fickle, or perfidious; as, a true friend; a wife true to her husband; an officer true to his charge.

‘Thy so true,So faithful, love unequaled.’; ‘Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie.’;

Trueadjective

Actual; not counterfeit, adulterated, or pretended; genuine; pure; real; as, true balsam; true love of country; a true Christian.

‘The true light which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.’; ‘True ease in writing comes from art, not chance.’;

Trueadjective

Genuine; real; not deviating from the essential characters of a class; as, a lizard is a true reptile; a whale is a true, but not a typical, mammal.

Trueadverb

In accordance with truth; truly.

Truenoun

proper alignment; the property possessed by something that is in correct or proper alignment;

‘out of true’;

Trueverb

make level, square, balanced, or concentric;

‘true up the cylinder of an engine’;

Trueadjective

consistent with fact or reality; not false;

‘the story is true’; ‘it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true’; ‘the true meaning of the statement’;

Trueadjective

not synthetic or spurious; of real or natural origin;

‘real mink’; ‘true gold’;

Trueadjective

conforming to definitive criteria;

‘the horseshoe crab is not a true crab’; ‘Pythagoras was the first true mathematician’;

Trueadjective

accurately placed or thrown;

‘his aim was true’; ‘he was dead on target’;

Trueadjective

devoted (sometimes fanatically) to a cause or concept or truth;

‘true believers bonded together against all who disagreed with them’;

Trueadjective

expressing or given to expressing the truth;

‘a true statement’; ‘gave truthful testimony’; ‘a truthful person’;

Trueadjective

worthy of being depended on;

‘a dependable worker’; ‘an honest working stiff’; ‘a reliable source of information’; ‘he was true to his word’; ‘I would be true for there are those who trust me’;

Trueadjective

not pretended; sincerely felt or expressed;

‘genuine emotion’; ‘her interest in people was unfeigned’; ‘true grief’;

Trueadjective

rightly so called;

‘true courage’; ‘a spirit which true men have always admired’; ‘a true friend’;

Trueadjective

determined with reference to the earth's axis rather than the magnetic poles;

‘true north is geographic north’;

Trueadjective

having a legally established claim;

‘the legitimate heir’; ‘the true and lawful king’;

Trueadjective

in tune; accurate in pitch;

‘a true note’;

Trueadjective

accurately fitted; level;

‘the window frame isn't quite true’;

Trueadjective

reliable as a basis for action;

‘a true prophesy’;

Trueadverb

as acknowledged;

‘true, she is the smartest in her class’;

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