AskDefine | Define licit

Dictionary Definition

licit adj
1 sanctioned by custom or morality especially sexual morality; "a wife's licit love" [ant: illicit]
2 authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government" [syn: lawful, legitimate]

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Etymology

licitus 'allowed', from licere 'allow'.

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Adjective

licit
  1. Not forbidden; lawful.

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