Associations to the word «Legal»


LEGAL, adjective. Relating to the law or to lawyers.
LEGAL, adjective. Having its basis in the law.
LEGAL, adjective. Being allowed or prescribed by law.
LEGAL, adjective. (informal) Above the age of consent or the legal drinking age.
LEGAL, noun. (US) (Canada) Paper in sheets 8½ in × 14 in (215.9 mm × 355.6 mm).
LEGAL, proper noun. A town in Alberta, Canada
LEGAL ADVICE, noun.  (legal) The giving of a formal opinion regarding the substance or procedure of the law, usually received from a solicitor, barrister or lawyer, ordinarily for a fee.
LEGAL AGE, noun. Alternative term for age of majority
LEGAL AGES, noun. Plural of legal age
LEGAL AID, noun. Free or low-cost service in the field of law, for the indigent.
LEGAL BEAGLE, noun. (idiomatic) A skillful and adroit attorney
LEGAL BEAGLES, noun. Plural of legal beagle
LEGAL BLINDNESS, noun. A degree of visual acuity that is low enough to determine that a person needs special assistance.
LEGAL CAP, noun. A kind of folio writing paper, made for the use of lawyers, in long narrow sheets which have the fold at the top or "narrow edge".
LEGAL CODE, noun. (legal) All the official laws of a country or state
LEGAL DUTIES, noun. Plural of legal duty
LEGAL DUTY, noun. (legal) (idiomatic) A duty prescribed by the law, to act or forbear from acting.
LEGAL EAGLE, noun. (idiomatic) (informal) A skillful and adroit attorney
LEGAL EAGLES, noun. Plural of legal eagle
LEGAL ENTITIES, noun. Plural of legal entity
LEGAL ENTITY, noun. An organization such as a company or trust fund that the law treats as if it were a person, capable of entering into contracts and of being sued.
LEGAL FICTION, noun. An assumption, not necessarily true, made by a court in order to apply a legal rule.
LEGAL FICTIONS, noun. Plural of legal fiction
LEGAL HEIR, noun. (legal) Synonym of heir-at-law.
LEGAL INTEREST, noun. (banking) (finance) The amount of interest that is allowed or required to be charged by law; an interest rate determined by law.
LEGAL NAME, noun. The name of a natural person recognized on official records, especially as recorded on a birth certificate or as allowed to changed by legal process.
LEGAL NAME, noun. The name of an organisation as indicated in its founding documents, as subsequently changed by legal process.
LEGAL NAMES, noun. Plural of legal name
LEGAL PAD, noun. (US) a large writing pad, made using yellow paper, especially one measuring 8½ by 14 inches and with a margin down the side of each page
LEGAL PADS, noun. Plural of legal pad
LEGAL PERSON, noun. (legal) An organisation or a group of people who have (some of) the legal rights and responsibilities of an individual under the law.
LEGAL PERSONS, noun. Plural of legal person
LEGAL POSITIVISM, noun. (legal) A school of thought in jurisprudence in which the law is seen as separated from moral values, i.e. the law is posited by lawmakers (humans).
LEGAL RECOURSE, noun. (legal) An action that can be taken by an individual or a corporation to attempt to remedy a legal difficulty.
LEGAL STUDIES, noun. The study of law, especially as a subject taken during high school.
LEGAL STUDIES, noun. The study of theories and philosophies related to law; jurisprudence.
LEGAL TENDER, noun. (legal) Any form of currency that by law cannot be refused as payment to extinguish a debt equal to the amount offered.
LEGAL TENDERS, noun. Plural of legal tender
LEGAL TERM, noun. A term which has a specific meaning when used in a legal context.

Dictionary definition

LEGAL, adjective. Established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules.
LEGAL, adjective. Of or relating to jurisprudence; "legal loophole".
LEGAL, adjective. Having legal efficacy or force; "a sound title to the property".
LEGAL, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of the profession of law; "the legal profession".
LEGAL, adjective. Allowed by official rules; "a legal pass receiver".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn