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synonyms for law-abiding

  • authentic
  • conscientious
  • decent
  • equitable
  • fair
  • forthright
  • genuine
  • honorable
  • impartial
  • proper
  • reliable
  • sincere
  • straightforward
  • true
  • trustworthy
  • virtuous
  • aboveboard
  • bona fide
  • direct
  • ethical
  • fair and square
  • frank
  • high-minded
  • ingenuous
  • just
  • lay it on the line
  • like it is
  • no lie
  • on the level
  • on the up and up
  • open
  • outright
  • plain
  • real
  • reputable
  • scrupulous
  • straight
  • true blue
  • trusty
  • undisguised
  • unfeigned
  • upfront
  • upright
  • veracious
  • what you see is what you get
  • arranged
  • controlled
  • organized
  • disciplined
  • systematized
  • tidy
  • all together
  • businesslike
  • in good shape
  • in order
  • methodical
  • neat
  • peaceable
  • precise
  • shipshape
  • systematic
  • well-behaved
  • well-organized

antonyms for law-abiding

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  • biased
  • corrupt
  • counterfeit
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • devious
  • dishonest
  • false
  • insincere
  • irresponsible
  • partial
  • prejudiced
  • unfair
  • unjust
  • unreal
  • unreasonable
  • unreliable
  • unsuitable
  • untrustworthy
  • fraudulent
  • lying
  • misleading
  • treacherous
  • untruthful
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    How to use law-abiding in a sentence

    We should have to admit that the new law does little or nothing to relieve such a situation.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    He that seeketh the law, shall be filled with it: and he that dealeth deceitfully, shall meet with a stumblingblock therein.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    To Harrison and his wife there was no distinction between the executive and judicial branches of the law.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    These schools became affiliated Universities, but never equalled the Law University in importance.
    THE MEDIAEVAL MIND (VOLUME II OF II)HENRY OSBORN TAYLOR
    Judged from this point of view only, the elasticity provided by the new law is doubtless adequate.
    READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
    Since this is a law of vibration, it is unscientific to speak of giving an overtone, for all tones contain overtones.
    EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
    Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    He passed through all the honors of the law, and in 1836 became lord chancellor.
    THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
    The word of the law shall be fulfilled without a lie, and wisdom shall be made plain in the mouth of the faithful.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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