HyperDic: lawfully

English > 2 senses of the word lawfully:
ADVERBalllawfully, legitimately, licitlyin a manner acceptable to common custom / custom
alllawfully, legally, de jureby law
lawfully > pronunciation
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > lawfully: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a manner acceptable to common custom / custom.
Synonymslegitimately, licitly
Oppositeillegally, illicitly, lawlesslyIn an illegal manner
illegitimately, illicitlyIn a manner disapproved or not allowed by custom / custom
Adjectiveslawfulconformable to or allowed by law
English > lawfully: 2 senses > adverb 2
MeaningBy law; conforming to the law.
Example"we are lawfully wedded now"
Synonymslegally, de jure
Oppositeunlawfullynot conforming to the law
Spanishlegalmente, legítimamente, lícitamente
Adjectiveslawfulauthorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

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