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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legally, lawfully, de jureadverb

    by law; conforming to the law

    "we are lawfully wedded now"

  2. legallyadverb

    in a legal manner

    "he acted legally"

Wiktionary

  1. legallyadverb

    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. legallyadverb

    From a legal perspective.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Legallyadverb

    Lawfully; according to law.

    Etymology: from legal.

    A prince may not, much less may inferior judges, deny justice, when it is legally and competently demanded. Taylor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legallyadverb

    in a legal manner

Editors Contribution

  1. legallyadverb

    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

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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. Steve Pennaz:

    There was just no way with Pierce Pennaz having Down syndromethat Pierce Pennaz would pass the test, even if Pierce Pennaz could pass the test, Ididnt want Pierce Pennaz to be able to hunt legally without direct supervision.

  2. Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan:

    I am bringing this action to ensure that legally supported expenditures can continue to be made and to address the question of how the state payroll is legally managed during the budget impasse.

  3. Bush Trump:

    These people -- the really good ones, and we have some great ones -- we're going to try and expedite so they can come back, but they're going to come back legally.

  4. Sergeant Abdirahman:

    I gave my life to this country for 10 and a half years, I put my life on the line for the ideals of America, the America that I got used to, the America that I was proud to put my life on the line and I came here legally as a refugee.

  5. Dick Cheney:

    What I keep hearing out there is they portray this as a rogue operation and the agency was way out of bounds and then they lied about it, i think that's all a bunch of hooey. The program was authorized. The agency did not want to proceed without authorization, and it was also reviewed legally by the Justice Department before they undertook the program.

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