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1. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.

Synonyms

  • sub judice
  • sanctioned
  • legitimate
  • judicial
  • court-ordered
  • ratified
  • statutory
  • legality
  • juristic
  • lawful
  • licit

Antonyms

  • illegality
  • illegitimate
  • illegal
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

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Rhymes with Legal

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  • regal

Sentences with legal


1. Adjective
Legal child custody is the legal right to make the important decisions for your child.

Quotes about legal


1. It is true that the aristocracies seem to have abused their monopoly of legal knowledge; and at all events their exclusive possession of the law was a formidable impediment to the success of those popular movements which began to be universal in the western world.
- Henry James Sumner Maine

2. Marriage would change hardly anything between us, except that we would end our arguments in a much more satisfying way. And of course I would have extensive legal rights over your body, your property, and all your individual freedoms, but I don't see what's so alarming about that.
- Lisa Kleypas, Married By Morning

3. Extrapolating from the statistical growth of the legal profession, by the year 2035 every single person in the United States will be a lawyer, including newborn infants.
- Michael Crichton, State of Fear

2. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] having legal efficacy or force.

Synonyms

  • effectual
  • valid

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • criminalize
  • outlaw

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

3. legal

adjective. ['ˈliːgəl'] allowed by official rules.

Antonyms

  • unauthorized

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)
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