Validity vs. Accuracy

Validity vs. Accuracy — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Validity and Accuracy

Validityadjective

Well grounded; just

a valid objection.

Accuracynoun

Conformity to fact.

Validityadjective

Producing the desired results; efficacious

valid methods.

Accuracynoun

Precision; exactness.

Validityadjective

Having legal force; effective or binding

a valid title.

Accuracynoun

The ability of a measurement to match the actual value of the quantity being measured.

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Validityadjective

Containing premises from which the conclusion may logically be derived

a valid argument.

Accuracynoun

The state of being accurate; being free from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; correctness

The value of testimony depends on its accuracy.

Validityadjective

Correctly inferred or deduced from a premise

a valid conclusion.

Accuracynoun

Exact conformity to truth, or to a rule or model; degree of conformity of a measure to a true or standard value.

Validityadjective

(Archaic) Of sound health; robust.

Accuracynoun

the quality of nearness to the truth or the true value;

he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compassthe lawyer questioned the truth of my account
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Validitynoun

The state of being valid, authentic or genuine.

Accuracynoun

(mathematics) the number of significant figures given in a number;

the atomic clock enabled scientists to measure time with much greater accuracy

Validitynoun

Having legal force.

Validitynoun

A quality of a measurement indicating the degree to which the measure reflects the underlying construct, that is, whether it measures what it purports to measure (see reliability).

Validitynoun

the quality of being logically valid

Validitynoun

the quality of having legal force or effectiveness