Synonyms of 'lawful'
allowed, recognized, or sanctioned by lawlawful for the doctors to treat her in whatever way they considered best
What I did was perfectly legal.
She fought honestly for a just cause and for freedom.
For foreign holidays you will need a valid passport.
They have demanded the restoration of the legitimate government.
The car must be returned to its rightful owner.
permissible, , ,
He said it was not permissible to postpone the case any longer.
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in the sense of just
fair and rightShe fought honestly for a just cause and for freedom.
in the sense of legitimate
authorized by or in accordance with lawThey have demanded the restoration of the legitimate government.
in the sense of permissible
permitted or allowableHe said it was not permissible to postpone the case any longer.
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