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Another word for valid

  1. Based on good judgment, reasoning, or evidence

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  3. Worthy of belief, as because of precision or faithfulness to an original

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Synonym Study

  • Telling suggests the power to have the required effect by being forcible, striking, relevant, etc. a telling rejoinder
  • Convincing implies such validity as to persuade or overcome doubts or opposition a convincing performance
  • Cogent implies such a powerful appeal to the mind as to appear conclusive cogent reasoning
  • Sound refers to that which is firmly grounded on facts, evidence, logic, etc. and is therefore free from error a sound method, a sound argument
  • Valid applies to that which cannot be objected to because it conforms to law, logic, the facts, etc. a valid criticism, a valid license