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Meaning of LICIT

Pronunciation:  'lisit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
  2. [adj]  sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality; "a wife's licit love"
 

LICIT is a 5 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: lawful, legal, legitimate
 
 Antonyms: illicit
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lic"it\ (l[i^]s"[i^]t), a. [L. licitus permitted, lawful,
from licere: cf. F. licite. See {License}.]
Lawful. ``Licit establishments.'' --Carlyle. -- {Lic"it*ly},
adv. -- {Lic"it*ness}, n.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: actionable, admissible, allowable, applicable, approved, authorized, competent, constitutional, innocent, judicial, juridical, just, justiciable, justifiable, kosher, lawful, lawmaking, legal, legislative, legit, legitimate, legitimized, licensed, permissible, rightful, sanctionable, sanctioned, statutory, valid, warrantable, within the law
 

 

 

 

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