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Synonyms for lawful
ˈlɔ fəllaw·ful

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  1. lawfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    just, legitimate, permissible, licit

    Antonyms:
    unlawful

  2. lawfuladjective

    Conforming to, permitted by, or recognised by law or rules.

    Synonyms:
    just, legitimate, permissible, licit

    Antonyms:
    unlawful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lawful

    Synonyms:
    legal, permissible, orderly, right, allowable, fair, constitutional, rightful, legitimate

    Antonyms:
    illegal, impermissible, unlawful, wrong, lawless, unfair

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lawfuladjective

    conformable to or allowed by law

    "lawful methods of dissent"

    Synonyms:
    rule-governed, licit, rightful(a), true(a), legitimate

    Antonyms:
    outlaw(a), lawless, illegitimate, wrongful, illegal, irregular, wide-open, unlawful

  2. lawful, rule-governedadjective

    according to custom or rule or natural law

    Synonyms:
    rule-governed, licit, rightful(a), true(a), legitimate

    Antonyms:
    illegitimate, lawless, illegal, wide-open, outlaw(a), wrongful, unlawful, irregular

  3. true(a), lawful, rightful(a)adjective

    having a legally established claim

    "the legitimate heir"; "the true and lawful king"

    Antonyms:
    wide-open, irregular, unlawful, illegitimate, lawless, outlaw(a), wrongful, illegal

  4. lawful, legitimate, licitadjective

    authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

    "a legitimate government"

    Synonyms:
    rule-governed, licit, logical, rightful(a), true(a), legitimate

    Antonyms:
    unlawful, lawless, wide-open, illegitimate, illegal, irregular, outlaw(a), wrongful

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lawfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    legal, legalized, legitimate, constitutional

  2. lawfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    allowable, permissible

  3. lawfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    rightful, just, proper

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lawfuladjective

    Synonyms:
    legal, legitimate, licit, legalized

    Antonyms:
    unlawful

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "lawful":

    licit, legitimate, legal, rightful, statutory, legally

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How to use lawful in a sentence?

  1. David Chesnoof:

    We will be analyzing what was allegedly found and whether the alleged seizure was lawful in a courtroom, not in the media.

  2. Police Chief Gorden Eden:

    Insubordination tears at the fabric of public safety especially when the officer makes a choice not to follow a lawful order, in imposing the discipline of termination, I considered the seriousness of the acts and omissions, aggravating circumstances and Officer Dear's disciplinary record.

  3. Jacob Zenn:

    What's clear from ISWA primary source documents is that ISWA has asked IS for theological guidance on who it is lawful to attack.

  4. New York:

    Once again, the courts have ruled that Donald Trump is not above the law. For years, he tried to stall and thwart our lawful investigation into his financial dealings, but today’s decision sends a clear message that there are consequences for abusing the legal system. We will not be bullied or dissuaded from pursuing justice.

  5. Edward Gallagher:

    The question is, it is lawful ?


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