see also: Legal
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈliː.ɡəl/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈliɡəl/


  1. Relating to the law or to lawyers.
    legal profession
  2. Having its basis in the law.
    legal precedent
  3. Being allowed or prescribed by law.
    legal motion
  4. (informal) Above the age of consent or the legal drinking age.
Antonyms Translations Translations Translations Noun


  1. (uncountable, informal) The legal department of a company.
    Legal wants this in writing.
  2. (uncountable, US, Canada) Paper in sheets 8½ in × 14 in (215.9 mm × 355.6 mm).
  3. (countable) A spy who is attached to, and ostensibly employed by, an embassy, military outpost, etc.
  4. (countable, informal, US) Somebody who immigrated lawfully.
    Antonyms: illegal, undocumented

  • IPA: /lɨˈɡæl/
Proper noun
  1. A town in Alberta, Canada

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