What does legally mean?

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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.

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

How to pronounce legally?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Veena
    Indian

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  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. Donald Trump:

    You're going to have a deportation force, and you're going to do it humanely, don't forget, Mika, that you have millions of people that are waiting in line to come into this country and they're waiting to come in legally. And I always say the wall, we're going to build the wall. It's going to be a real deal. It's going to be a real wall.

  2. Jim Emison:

    The main reason we’ve got to tell this story is to be honest with ourselves about what we are, and when you dig into this you begin to understand the depths of the wounds this inflicted and those wounds don’t go to the grave with Elbert Williams’ generation … they live on. Whatever the result, legally we think that the investigation itself is a great positive and that the end result will be a reconciliation.

  3. Javier Villalobos:

    Our bridges are closed. We have two bridges Anzalduas and we also have Hidalgo. So, people ca n’t come across it because of COVID. Now, what's a little difficult is for us to comprehend is how other people can come in and they're being allowed, yet people that cross over legally ca n’t. It's affecting our economy ; it's affecting our downtown area specifically. That's where a lot of Mexicans come and do their shopping. So, it's affecting us. Once it opens up, we hope that we get back to where we used to be.

  4. Rebecca Slaughter:

    We know that non-compete clauses can limit employee mobility and competition even in states where non-compete clauses are legally unenforceable.

  5. Ben Cloutier:

    We are working with the New Mexico Department of Health and the courts to better communicate with these individuals the processes they can use to legally change their names or formalize their name change – while causing the least inconvenience to customers.

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