Antonyms of adj illicit

2 senses of illicit

Sense 1
illicit (vs. licit) -- (contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary")

licit (vs. illicit) -- (sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality; "a wife's licit love")

Sense 2
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw (prenominal), outlawed, unlawful -- (contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures")

INDIRECT (VIA illegal) -> legal -- (established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules)

Similarity of adj illicit

2 senses of illicit

Sense 1
illicit (vs. licit) -- (contrary to accepted morality (especially sexual morality) or convention; "an illicit association with his secretary")
       => adulterous, extramarital, extracurricular -- (characterized by adultery; "an adulterous relationship"; "extramarital affairs"; "the extracurricular activities of a philandering husband")
       => unlawful -- (not morally right or permissible; "unlawful love")

Sense 2
illegitimate, illicit, outlaw (prenominal), outlawed, unlawful -- (contrary to or forbidden by law; "an illegitimate seizure of power"; "illicit trade"; "an outlaw strike"; "unlawful measures")
       => illegal (vs. legal) -- (prohibited by law or by official or accepted rules; "an illegal chess move")

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