Synonyms of legal


1. legal (vs. illegal), court-ordered, judicial, jural, juristic, lawful, legitimate, licit, ratified, sanctioned, statutory, sub judice, lawful, legitimate

usage: established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

2. legal

usage: of or relating to jurisprudence; "legal loophole"

3. legal, sound, effectual, valid (vs. invalid)

usage: having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property"

4. legal

usage: relating to or characteristic of the profession of law; "the legal profession"

5. legal, eligible (vs. ineligible)

usage: allowed by official rules; "a legal pass receiver"

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