- of or relating to the Mosaic Law.
- of or relating to the doctrine that salvation is gained by good works rather than through free grace.
Origin of legal
Synonyms for legal
Examples from the Web for quasi-legal
Historical Examples of quasi-legal
There was no foundation for this view in positive law, but it appears from time to time in non-legal and quasi-legal writings.
The process by which a god can be born as a man, while continuing to exist as a god, is not described in quasi-legal language.Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3)
It was, as a matter of fact, his manner was sort of quasi-legal.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Word Origin for legal
mid-15c. "of or pertaining to the law," from Middle French légal or directly from Latin legalis "legal, pertaining to the law," from lex (genitive legis) "law," possibly related to legere "to gather," on notion of "a collection of rules" (see lecture (n.)).