Usage examples for invalidate

  1. It was gradually seen that because a house was built by an architect of an immoral private life that did not necessarily invalidate it as a residence, that if Stephenson had ended his life upon the gallows people would still find railways convenient and necessary. – Oscar Wilde by Leonard Cresswell Ingleby
  2. These and other facts make it evident that Mr. Campbell has very properly modified his methods to harmonize with the best experience, but also invalidate the claim that he is the author of the dry- farm system. – Dry-Farming by John A. Widtsoe
  3. If at the first two elections the majority refused to vote, it can not be pretended that this refusal to exercise the elective franchise could invalidate an election fairly held under lawful authority, even if they had not subsequently voted at the third election. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various