Lawful and Legal

Lawful

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Lawful adjective – Permitted by law.
Usage example: hunting is a lawful activity only if you have the proper license

Legal is a synonym for lawful in law topic. In some cases you can use "Legal" instead an adjective "Lawful", when it comes to topics like legitimate, behaviour, permission, defensible. popular alternative
Nearby Words: law, lawless, lawfulness, lawfully
Synonyms for Lawful

Legal

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Legal adjective – Permitted by law.
Usage example: the congressman's fund-raising efforts, though arguably unethical, were determined to be legal

Lawful is a synonym for legal in law topic. You can use "Lawful" instead an adjective "Legal", if it concerns topics such as behaviour, permission, legitimate, defensible. popular alternative
Nearby Words: legalize, legally, legality, legalization, legist
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Things that words describes

wife lawful wife legal wife
means lawful means legal means
way lawful way legal way
authority lawful authority legal authority
Other nouns: actions, heir, punishment, guardian.
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