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English adjective: legal

1. legal established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules


Similarcourt-ordered, judicial, jural, juristic, lawful, legitimate, licit, ratified, sanctioned, statutory, sub judice


See alsolawful, legitimate


Attributelegality


Antonymsillegal

2. legal of or relating to jurisprudence


SamplesLegal loophole.

3. legal having legal efficacy or force


SamplesA sound title to the property.


Synonymseffectual, sound


Similarvalid


Antonymsinvalid

4. legal relating to or characteristic of the profession of law


SamplesThe legal profession.

5. legal allowed by official rules


SamplesA legal pass receiver.


Similareligible


Domain categoryathletics, sport


Antonymsineligible









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