HyperDic: legal

English > 5 senses of the word legal:
ADJECTIVEalllegalestablished by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules
pertlegalof or relating to jurisprudence
alllegal, sound, effectualhaving legal efficacy or force
pertlegalrelating to or characteristic of the profession of law
alllegalallowed by official rules
legal > pronunciation
Soundsliy'gahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > legal: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningEstablished by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
Attribute oflegalitylawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
Narrowercourt-orderedOrdered by a court of law
judicialdecreed / decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
jural, juristicOf or relating to law or to legal rights and obligations
lawful, legitimate, licitauthorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
ratified, sanctionedformally approved and invested with legal authority
statutoryPrescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute
sub judiceBefore a judge or court of law
See alsolawfulconformable to or allowed by law
legitimateOf marriages and offspring
Oppositeillegalprohibited by law or by official or accepted rules
Spanishlegal
Catalanlegal
Nounslegalitylawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
Adverbslegallyin a legal manner
English > legal: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or relating to jurisprudence.
Example"legal loophole"
Spanishjurisprudencial, legal
Catalanjurisprudencial
Nounslawthe collection of rules imposed by authority
Adverbslegallyby law
English > legal: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving legal efficacy or force.
Synonymssound, effectual
BroadervalidWell grounded in logic / logic or truth or having legal force
Spanishlegal
Nounslegalitylawfulness by virtue of conformity to a legal statute
English > legal: 5 senses > adjective 4, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of the profession of law.
Example"the legal profession"
Spanishjurídico, legal
Catalanjurídic, legal
Nounslawthe learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system
English > legal: 5 senses > adjective 5
MeaningAllowed by official rules.
Example"a legal pass receiver"
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
BroadereligibleQualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen
Spanishválido
Catalanlegal

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