Thesaurus

legally

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of legally

according to the rules or the law
  • that's not a move that can be made legally in chess

Synonyms for legally

Words Related to legally

Near Antonyms for legally

Antonyms for legally

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About legally

Time Traveler for legally

Time Traveler

The first known use of legally was in 1581

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near legally

legalizing

legally

legal tender

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Legally.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/legally. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on legally

Nglish: Translation of legally for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of legally for Arabic Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!