Antonyms of adj lawless

3 senses of lawless

Sense 1
anarchic, anarchical, lawless -- (without law or control; "the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic")

INDIRECT (VIA uncontrolled) -> controlled -- (restrained or managed or kept within certain bounds; "controlled emotions"; "the controlled release of water from reservoirs")

Sense 2
wide-open, lawless -- (lax in enforcing laws; "a wide-open town")

INDIRECT (VIA unlawful) -> lawful -- (conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent")

Sense 3
lawless, outlaw (prenominal) -- (disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the plains")

INDIRECT (VIA unlawful) -> lawful -- (conformable to or allowed by law; "lawful methods of dissent")

Similarity of adj lawless

3 senses of lawless

Sense 1
anarchic, anarchical, lawless -- (without law or control; "the system is economically inefficient and politically anarchic")
       => uncontrolled (vs. controlled) -- (not being under control; out of control; "the greatest uncontrolled health problem is AIDS"; "uncontrolled growth")

Sense 2
wide-open, lawless -- (lax in enforcing laws; "a wide-open town")
       => unlawful (vs. lawful) -- (contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters")

Sense 3
lawless, outlaw (prenominal) -- (disobedient to or defiant of law; "lawless bands roaming the plains")
       => unlawful (vs. lawful) -- (contrary to or prohibited by or defiant of law; "unlawful measures"; "unlawful money"; "unlawful hunters")

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