Synonyms of lawful in English:

lawful


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adjective

1‘the jury delivered a verdict of lawful killing’

SYNONYMS
legitimate, legal, licit, just, permissible, permitted, allowable, allowed, rightful, proper, constitutional, legalized, sanctioned, authorized, warranted, justified, justifiable, approved, recognized, admissible, above board, within the law, going by the rules
informal legit, kosher, by the book
ANTONYMS

illegal, prohibited

2‘a lawful political organization’

SYNONYMS
law-abiding, righteous, honourable, good, decent, proper, solid, virtuous, moral, ethical, orderly, well behaved, peacekeeping, peaceful, civilized, dutiful, duteous, obedient, compliant, complying, disciplined
ANTONYMS

lawless, criminal