To all such numbers, proofs by mathematical induction can be validly applied.
But it can do this validly only if M, its middle term, remains immutably itself, and is the same in both premisses.
Should he dispose of it properly, as one should with a validly slain foe?
For the laws of latent heredity or atavism apply to the soul just as validly as to the anatomical organization.
The Chamber of Deputies may not validly deliberate unless at least two-thirds of its Members are present at the deliberation.
We have succeeded; that is a small matter in our eyes if we can not validly expect to do so again.
All such liens may be validly stipulated for in the contract.
Civilization is a complexity of countless aspects, and may be validly defined in a great number of relationships.
We may say: 'Derivative knowledge is what is validly deduced from premisses known intuitively'.
It is difficult to see how they can be validly inferred; thus we are left with the alternative that they must be constructed.
1570s, "having force in law, legally binding," from Middle French valide, from Latin validus "strong, effective," from valere "be strong" (see valiant). The meaning "supported by facts or authority" is first recorded 1640s.