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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!"

    licitly, legally, legitimately, de jure

    lawlessly, unlawfully, illicitly, illegally

  2. legally, lawfully, de jure(adverb)

    by law; conforming to the law

    "we are lawfully wedded now"

    licitly, legally, legitimately, de jure

    lawlessly, unlawfully, illicitly, illegally

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lawfully":

    legally, legitimately, licit, rightfully

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How to use lawfully in a sentence?

  1. Larry Ottaway:

    Janssen's conduct was not a nuisance, they provided medically necessary medications. ... They were lawfully( prescribed) by doctors in the state of Oklahoma.

  2. Michael Hallowes:

    The ability to remotely monitor and manage the human impacts of this coronavirus through data our mobile phones naturally generate and operator networks process lawfully everyday has got to be of great utility to protecting our key workers from having to encounter people in breach, as well was giving us the analysis in real time of how widespread the infection is.

  3. 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.

  4. Xavier Becerra:

    We're going to try to halt The President from violating The Constitution, the separation of powers, from stealing money from Americans and states that has been allocated by Congress, lawfully.

  5. Kay Ivey:

    After thorough and careful consideration of the facts surrounding the case I concluded that the state of Alabama should carry out Nathaniel Woods Jr. lawfully imposed sentence this evening, this is not a decision that I take lightly, but I firmly believe in the rule of law and that justice must be served.

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