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LICIT

 Dictionary entry overview: What does licit mean? 

LICIT (adjective)
  The adjective LICIT has 2 senses:

1. sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality
2. authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

  Familiarity information: LICIT used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LICIT (adjective)


Sense 1licit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality

Context example:

a wife's licit love

Antonym:

illicit (contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention)


Sense 2licit [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law

Synonyms:

licit; lawful; legitimate

Context example:

a legitimate government

Similar:

legal (established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules)


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