Synonyms of lawful in English:

lawful


See definition of lawful

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