Synonyms for legal

Synonyms for (adj) legal

Synonyms: legal

Definition: allowed by official rules

Usage: a legal pass receiver

Similar words: eligible

Definition: qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen

Usage: eligible to run for office; eligible for retirement benefits; an eligible bachelor

Synonyms: legal

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

Similar words: court-ordered

Definition: ordered by a court of law

Similar words: judicial

Definition: decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice

Usage: a judicial decision

Similar words: jural, juristic

Definition: of or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations

Similar words: legitimate, licit, lawful

Definition: authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

Usage: a legitimate government

Similar words: ratified, sanctioned

Definition: formally approved and invested with legal authority

Similar words: statutory

Definition: prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute

Usage: statutory restrictions; a statutory age limit; statutory crimes; statutory rape

Similar words: sub judice

Definition: before a judge or court of law; awaiting judicial determination

Synonyms: effectual, sound, legal

Definition: having legal efficacy or force

Usage: a sound title to the property

Similar words: valid

Definition: well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force

Usage: a valid inference; a valid argument; a valid contract

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