What does legally mean?

Definitions for legally
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legally, lawfully, de jure(adverb)

    by law; conforming to the law

    "we are lawfully wedded now"

  2. legally(adverb)

    in a legal manner

    "he acted legally"

Wiktionary

  1. legally(Adverb)

    As permitted by law; not contrary to law.

    You can legally park in the lot on weekends without paying the fee, they won't ticket you.

  2. legally(Adverb)

    From a legal perspective.

    Legally, I think you are covered, but there are angry guys with baseball bats outside.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legally(adverb)

    in a legal manner

Editors Contribution

  1. legally

    Permitted by law.

    They were legally allowed to put their cars at the village as free car spaces were now allowed everywhere.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'legally' in Adverbs Frequency: #405

How to pronounce legally?

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    Karen
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How to say legally in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legally in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legally in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of legally in a Sentence

  1. Chris Christie:

    The entire conversation about 'anchor babies' is a distraction that makes us sound like we're anti-immigrant, and we're not, our party is not that way. We want people to do it legally. Do it the right way.

  2. Ed Markey:

    Whether it is our cars, our thermostats or our household appliances, if these personal devices are connected to the Internet, they are a potential privacy threat, consumers’ most sensitive information is collected and turned into dossiers that are pure gold in the hands of marketers and pitchmen. We need strong, legally enforceable rules … to ensure personal information is protected.

  3. National Police spokesman Prawut Thavonsiri:

    These mix of chemicals you can easily obtain anywhere legally, but when you combine them, they become a chemical that is quick to catch fire and can be developed to become a detonator, this formula can also be used to enlarge the radius of the bomb. It could be used for both of the bombings. But when the bomb detonates, this element (if used in the bomb) would disappear immediately because it's an amplifier.

  4. Martin Schulz:

    What citizens refuse (reject) is that as a result of a trade agreement, legally and democratically adopted laws and binding standards could be undermined by arbitration.

  5. Steven Keating:

    Patients don’t have access to their data legally, they only have access to their designated record, and if it’s not included in there they don’t see it.

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