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Synonyms for lawfully

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legitimately, lawfully, licitly(adverb)

    in a manner acceptable to common custom

    "you cannot do this legitimately!"

    Synonyms:
    licitly, legally, legitimately, de jure

    Antonyms:
    lawlessly, unlawfully, illicitly, illegally

  2. legally, lawfully, de jure(adverb)

    by law; conforming to the law

    "we are lawfully wedded now"

    Synonyms:
    licitly, legally, legitimately, de jure

    Antonyms:
    lawlessly, unlawfully, illicitly, illegally

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    legally, legitimately, licit, rightfully

How to use lawfully in a sentence?

  1. Rick Ector:

    No honorable man has just cause to fear a lawfully armed woman.

  2. Larry Rhodes:

    The benefits of people getting their license, carrying lawfully, certainly outweigh the money I would lose.

  3. Benedict Coyne:

    If it is found that the decision was not made lawfully, then any (further) decisions are called into question.

  4. Sheriff Chuck Wright:

    This has zero to do with color, this has everything to do with an officer's life being put in jeopardy and defending himself lawfully.

  5. Sage Eastman:

    What might compel [action], especially in this era of populism, is this broader sense of how much some folks are getting away with, lawfully or not.

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#8183legally
#29038lawfully
#36965rightfully
#37221legitimately
#129433licit

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