Definition of Legal document
1. Noun. (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right.
Generic synonyms: Document, Papers, Written Document
Specialized synonyms: Articles Of Incorporation, Derivative, Derivative Instrument, Negotiable Instrument, Passport, Ship's Papers, Manifest, Debenture, Power Of Attorney, Letters Of Administration, Letters Testamentary, Work Papers, Work Permit, Working Papers, Act, Enactment, Law, Bill, Measure, Brief, Legal Brief, Testament, Will, Living Will, Deed, Deed Of Conveyance, Title, Assignment, Deed Of Trust, Trust Deed, Conveyance, Income Tax Return, Return, Tax Return, Licence, License, Permit, Letters Patent, Patent, Judgement, Judgment, Legal Opinion, Opinion, Acquittance, Release, Judicial Writ, Writ, Authorisation, Authorization, Mandate, Affidavit, Written Agreement, Bill Of Indictment, Indictment, Impeachment, Arraignment, Certificate, Security
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Instrument
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Literary usage of Legal document
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1. The Diary of a Forty-niner by Chauncey L. Canfield (1906)
"A FORMIDABLE INDICTMENT OF THE TURKEY THIEVES —AN OLD-TIME legal document —HALED INTO COURT—THE TRIAL, THE VERDICT, AND THE PENALTY—A SAFETY VALVE FOR THE ..."
2. Ten Years Among the Mail Bags: Or, Notes from the Diary of a Special Agent by James Holbrook (1855)
"... America at the " Bar"—Papers from Liverpool— The Trick successful—A legal Document—Owning up—A careless Magistrate—Letters from the Un-duped. ..."
3. Gutenberg, and the Art of Printing by Emily Clemens Pearson (1871)
"Value of the legal document. — Proof that Gutenberg was the Real Inventor.— The Magistrate's Just Judgment. — Public Excitement. ..."
4. Oriental Studies: A Selection of the Papers Read Before the Oriental Club of by Oriental Club of Philadelphia (1894)
"The tablet itself is a legal document, and I trust that it will not seem superfluous to preface my explanation of it with some remarks of a general ..."