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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 pronounce lawfully?

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How to say lawfully in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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

How to use lawfully in a sentence?

  1. Benedict Coyne:

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

  2. Scott Shellenberger:

    Death was the decision of the jury. These sentences were lawfully imposed and upheld numerous times on appeal, the governor should not be using his last days in office to show any mercy to these cold, calculating killers.

  3. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton:

    Telling illegal aliens that they are now lawfully present in this country, and awarding them valuable government benefits, is a drastic change in immigration policy, the President's attempt to do this by himself, without a law passed by Congress and without any input from the states, is a remarkable violation of the U.S Constitution and laws.

  4. Adam Marangell:

    The officialautopsys findings do not alter in any way the ultimate fact that Deputy Vega acted properly and lawfully.

  5. Justice Nicholas Francis:

    It is with the heaviest of hearts but with complete conviction for Charlie’s best interests that I find it is in Charlie’s best interests that I accede to these applications and rule that Great Ormond Street Hospital may lawfully withdraw all treatment save for palliative care to permit Charlie Gard via AP -RRB- to die with dignity.


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