Legal Definition and Related Resources of Invalid

Meaning of Invalid

Void; of no effect ; null and void; not of binding force or legal obligation .

Invalid Alternative Definition

Not valid; of no binding force.

Synonyms of Invalid


  • abrogated
  • baseless
  • canceled
  • fallacious
  • faulty
  • futile
  • having no force
  • inadequate
  • ineffective
  • ineffectual
  • inefficacious
  • infimius
  • inoperative
  • inritus
  • lacking authority
  • lacking force
  • lacking strength
  • not binding
  • nugatorius
  • nugatory
  • null
  • quashed
  • unauthentic
  • untenable
  • untrue
  • useless
  • vain
  • void
  • weak
  • without legal efficacy
  • Associated Concepts: invalid delegation
  • invalid gift
  • invalid transfer
  • invalid willforeign phrases: Ab abusu ad usum non valet consequentia
  • A conclusion as to the use of a thing from its abuse is invalid

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Etimology of Invalid

(You may find invalid at the world legal encyclopedia and the etimology of more terms).

of no legal force, 1630s, from special use of Latin invalidus “not strong, weak, feeble” (see invalid (adj.1)).


See Also

  • Witness


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  • Valid



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