Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
legal

le·gal

legal

 
 
pronunciation:
li gl
features:
Word Explorer, Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or having to do with law.
A lawyer is a member of the legal profession.
similar words:
judicial, lawful
definition 2: allowed by law.
I am the legal owner of the car.
 
synonyms:
lawful, legitimate, valid
antonyms:
criminal, illegal, unlawful
similar words:
sanctioned
derivation: legally (adv.)
Word Explorer
See
  tradition
Word PartsSubscriber feature About this feature