Legally vs Driveaway - What's the difference?

legally | driveaway |


As an adverb legally

is as permitted by law; not contrary to law.

As a noun driveaway is

(australia|vehicle sales) sale price including all dealer fees, and all legally required fees such as registration and insurance.

legally

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • As permitted by law; not contrary to law.
  • You can legally park in the lot on weekends without paying the fee, they won't ticket you.
  • From a legal perspective.
  • Legally , I think you are covered, but there are angry guys with baseball bats outside.

    Antonyms

    * (as permitted by law) illegally

    Usage notes

    * Adjectives to which "legally" is often applied: binding, required, responsible, bound, married, entitled, possible, protected, enforceable, authorized, obligated, valid, invalid, registered, qualified, permitted, defined, mandated, dead, insane, blind, correct, prescribed, obliged, defensible, separated, divorced, wrong, effective, armed, incorporated, impossible.

    driveaway

    English

    Noun

  • (Australia, vehicle sales) Sale price including all dealer fees, and all legally required fees such as registration and insurance.
  • (US, Canada) A variation of car rental in which the driver contracts to deliver the vehicle to a specified location.
  • See also

    * driveway