valid-, val-, vale-, -vail, -valent, -valence (Latin: valere, to be strong, be well, to be worth; strong; power, strength; and "fare well" [go with strength]).
1. The coexistence in one person of contradictory emotions or attitudes (as love and hatred) towards a person or thing.
2. The existence of mutually conflicting emotions or thoughts about a person, object, or idea.
3. Uncertainty as to what course to follow; indecision.
avail, availed, availing:
1. To be of use or advantage to; to help.
2. To be of use, value, or advantage; to serve.
1. Accessible for use; at hand.
2. Having the qualities and the willingness to take on a responsibility.
ave atque vale:
Hail and farewell. Ave, "hail", was the Roman equivalent of "hello", and vale the equivalent of "goodbye", as well as the Roman farewell to the dead. Catullus used this expression in closing a poem on the death of his brother: Atque in perpetuum, frater, ave atque vale or "And forever, brother, hail and farewell!"
From Middle Latin, carne, vale, "O flesh, farewell!" through Italian, carnevale, and French, carnaval.
To recover from sickness, regain health, to get better or strong.
1. Recovering health and strength after illness; in the way of recovery; still in need of nursing.
2. One who is recovering from sickness.
1. To act against or resist with equal force; to counterbalance.
2. To avail or prevail against; to have force or be of effect against; to counterbalance.
To lessen or annul the value of.
The reduction of the official value of a currency in terms of gold or of another currency.
The state or condition of being equivalent; equality.
1. Equal, as in force, value, or meaning.
2. Having identical or similar effects.
1. To examine and judge.
2. To consider or examine something in order to judge its value, quality, importance, extent, or condition.
3. To put a value on; to estimate the monetary value of somehting.
1. Assessing the value or the act of considering or examining something in order to judge its value, quality, importance, extent, or condition.
2. A statement of value; a sopken or written statement of the value, quality, importance, extent, or condition of something.
Combining with or capable of replacing six atoms of hydrogen or other univalent element or radical.
invalid (in VAL id):
1. Not factually or legally valid; null.
2. Falsely based or reasoned; faulty.
invalid (IN vuh lid):
1. A chronically ill or disabled person.
2. To make an invalid of.
To make invalid or to nullify.
Intensely or extremely useful or valuable.
Potent sexually only in unusual circumstances.
1. To be greater in influence or strength; triumph.
2. To be or become effecive; win out.
3. To be in current force, use, or effect.
Widely existing, accepted, or practiced.
Sexually potent only in the prone position.
Sexually potent in the standing position only.
Sexually potent only when supine (lying on the back with the face upward).
State of being sexually potent with most women, but not with one's wife.
State of being sexually potent with one's wife but not with other women.
Farewell (goodbye, from late 16th century "God be with you").
valeat quantum valere potest:
Take it for what it's worth; literally, "Let it stand for what it is worth". Used when passing on information that is of doubtful authenticity.
Farewell; literally, "Live, be well"; also given as vive valeque, "Live and be well".
1. An act of bidding farewell [originally fare well (two words) addressed to someody setting out on a journey; prosper, go with strength, or be well].
2. A speech or statement made as a farewell, especially at a high-school commencement.
A student, usually ranking highest in a graduating class, who delivers the farewell speech at a commencement ceremony.
1. Relating to or by way of a farewell.
2. A farewell speech, especially one delivered by a valedictorian at commencement exercises.
In chemistry, the capacity of an atom or group of atoms to combine in specific proportions with other atoms or groups of atoms.
A weak or sickly individual, especially one constantly and morbidly concerned with matters of health.
Of, pertaining to, or typical of a valetudinarian.
1. Having or exhibiting valor; courageous.
2. Characterized by or performed with valor.
2. Producing the desired results; efficacious.
3. Legally sound and effective; incontestable.
1. To declare or make legally valid.
2. To mark with an indication of official sanction.
Courage, bravery, strength. British: valour.
To establish and maintain the price of (a commodity) by government action.
1. Of high monetary or material value.
2. Of great importance, utility, or service.
3. Having admirable or esteemed qualities or characteristics.
1. An amount regarded as a suitable equivalent for something else, especially a fair price or return for goods or services.
2. Monetary or material worth.
3. Worth in usefulness or importance to the possessor.
4. A principle, standard, or quality regarded as worthwhile or desirable.
Having no value; worthless.