Adjective "Lawful" Definition and Examples




    1. allowed or permitted by law; not contrary to law: a lawful enterprise.

    2. recognized or sanctioned by law; legitimate: a lawful marriage; a lawful heir.

    3. appointed or recognized by law; legally qualified: a lawful king.

    4. acting or living according to the law; law-abiding: a lawful man; a lawful community.


    "practices can be lawful under laws."

    "demands can be lawful in circumstances."

    "attendances can be lawful under acts."

    "authorities can be lawful."

    "visitors can be lawful."

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