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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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One who is disabled for illness or injury.

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a noun, listen here, it means: One who is disabled for illness or injury. Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: a contract, ticket, claim, etc. that is invalid is not legally or officially acceptable.

Usage examples (4)
  • A cheerful face is nearly as good for an invalid as healthy weather.
  • Verb (used with object) : He was invalided for life
  • So in disclosing what is supposed to be privileged information, did she not just automatically render her vote 'invalid'?
  • Foobar also make 'invalid' wav's > 4 GB, and fill these fields with the 4 low order bytes. for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''invalid" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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