Antonyms

1. light-duty

adjective. not designed for heavy work.

Antonyms

  • dark

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2. heavy-duty

adjective. designed for heavy work.

Synonyms

  • heavy

Antonyms

  • regressive
  • nonindustrial

3. duty-bound

adjective. under a moral obligation to do something.

Synonyms

  • obligated

Antonyms

  • irresponsible
  • unbeholden

4. duty-free

adjective. exempt from duty.

Synonyms

  • exempt

Antonyms

  • restrict
  • enforce

5. 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)

6. legal

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

Synonyms

  • effectual
  • valid

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • criminalize
  • outlaw

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

7. legal

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

Antonyms

  • unauthorized

Etymology

  • legalis (Latin)
  • lex (Latin)

8. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr.

Synonyms

  • line of duty
  • safekeeping
  • demand
  • guardianship
  • prerequisite
  • burden of proof
  • keeping
  • requirement
  • legal duty
  • moral obligation
  • white man's burden
  • social control
  • responsibility
  • incumbency
  • obligation
  • civic duty
  • noblesse oblige
  • filial duty
  • imperative
  • civic responsibility

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • inessential
  • demobilization

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] work that you are obliged to perform for moral or legal reasons.

Synonyms

  • duty assignment
  • task
  • part
  • chore
  • work
  • office
  • assignment
  • function
  • role

Antonyms

  • divest
  • fire
  • obviate
  • supply

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. duty

noun. ['ˈduːti, dˈjuːti'] a government tax on imports or exports.

Synonyms

  • tonnage duty
  • indirect tax
  • customs duty
  • import duty
  • tariff
  • tunnage
  • countervailing duty
  • octroi
  • protective tariff
  • revenue tariff
  • export duty
  • custom
  • customs
  • impost

Antonyms

  • mobilization
  • nationalization
  • unreliableness
  • irresponsibility

Etymology

  • duete (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • deu (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word legal-duty


1. Noun Phrase
The employee has to show that the HR staffers he's suing were under a legal duty and failed to live up to it.

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