1. relating to or created by statutes
; - Example: "statutory matters"- Example: "statutory law"
2. prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute
; - Example: "statutory restrictions"- Example: "a statutory age limit"- Example: "statutory crimes"- Example: "statutory rape"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Statutory \Stat"u*to*ry\ (st[a^]t"[-u]*t[-o]*r[y^]; 135), a.
Enacted by statute; depending on statute for its authority;
as, a statutory provision.
[1913 Webster] Staunchly
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: relating to or created by statutes; "statutory matters";
2: prescribed or authorized by or punishable under a statute;
"statutory restrictions"; "a statutory age limit"; "statutory
crimes"; "statutory rape"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "statutory":
actionable, applicable, authoritative, authorized, binding,
canonical, competent, constitutional, dictated, didactic,
formulary, hard and fast, instructive, judicial, juridical, just,
justiciable, kosher, lawful, lawmaking, legal, legislative, legit,
legitimate, licit, mandatory, official, preceptive, prescribed,
prescript, prescriptive, regulation, rightful, rubric, sanctioned,
standard, valid, within the law