Legal synonyms

lē'gəl
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Not forbidden by formal or informal rules.
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Of or in the constitution of a person or thing; basic; essential
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Enacted, regulated, or authorized by statute.
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According to law; by right.
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In conformity with the principles of the law; permitted by law
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In accordance with the law or established legal forms and requirements; lawful.
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Permitted; allowable:
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That ought to be admitted
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In accordance with the law
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Out-and-out; thorough:
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
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Factually fair; right, correct; proper.
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That can be justified.
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Apparently favorable but really false; specious
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In accordance with the law
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Given authority
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The definition of hereditary refers to something inherited through the family or passed down through the family.
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Customary; usual; characteristic
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Appropriate.
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Proper or fitting
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(Rare, chiefly law) Having a precedent; not novel
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(Of a person) having been issued with a licence (by the required authority)
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In accordance with the law
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The definition of sound is someone or something that is in good condition.
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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Required, mandatory
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Commonly recognized or accepted
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Established by authority.
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Deserved; suitable
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(Law) Relating to the general principles of justice that correct or supplement the provisions of the law.
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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Capable of being enforced.
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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In accordance with the law
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Of or pertaining to a contract.
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In accordance with the law
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In keeping with custom, or usage; usual; habitual
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Having a charter.
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Legitimate.
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Having no waves or bends:
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Alternative spelling of on the up-and-up.
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Of judicial proceedings, jurisprudence, or law
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(Law) Of, relating to, or proper to courts of law or to the administration of justice:
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The definition of forensic is something that is usable in a court of law.
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Jurisprudential.
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Versed in jurisprudence.
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(Philosophy) Of or pertaining to moral rights and obligations.
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Of or relating to the study or discovery of general laws, as of nature or of human behavior.
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Contrary to or forbidden by law, especially criminal law.
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Prohibited; not permitted by law (either civil or criminal law; see illegal).
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In accordance with the law
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Conforming to orthodox or well-established rules or patterns, as of procedure.
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Qualified or entitled to be chosen:
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Of or pertaining to a jurist or juristics
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The definition of liable is being likely to do or experience something or to having legal responsibility for something.
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Holding office or serving in a public capacity:
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Having legal force; effective or binding:
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Justifiable, just, proper.
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Property of being lawful, of obeying the law.
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Legal aspects
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The quality of being legitimate or valid; validity
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Born of parents not married to each other
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Contrary to conscience, morality, or law:
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Not sanctioned by custom or law; improper or unlawful.
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The definition of criminal is someone or something related to the commission of a crime.
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Unaware:
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A statement that describes invariable relationships among phenomena under a specified set of conditions. Boyle's law, for instance, describes what will happen to the volume of an ideal gas if its pressure changes and its temperature remains the same. The conditions under which some physical laws hold are idealized (for example, there are no ideal gases in the real world), thus some physical laws apply universally but only approximately.
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Producing or sufficient to produce a desired effect.
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Characterized by freedom of personal behavior or a disregard of traditional social mores.
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Synonym Study

  • Licit implies strict conformity to the law, especially in trade, commerce, or personal relations the licit sale of drugs
  • Legitimate implies legality of a claim to a title or right a legitimate heir or accordance with what is sanctioned or accepted as lawful, reasonable, etc. a legitimate argument
  • Lawful refers to that which is permitted, recognized, or established by civil, religious, or moral law and may suggest conformity to the principle rather than, or in addition to, the letter of the law a lawful marriage, the lawful owner
  • Legal implies literal connection or conformity with statute or common law or its administration legal rights
Find another word for legal. In this page you can discover 84 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for legal, like: licit, constitutional, statutory, justified, de jure, lawful, legitimate, permissible, admissible, allowable and allowed.