(of an offense) recognized by statute; legally punishable.
prescribed, authorized, or permitted by statute:
the statutable age of a voter.
a variant of statutory (sense 2), statutory (sense 3)
noun 1. Law. an enactment made by a legislature and expressed in a formal document. the document in which such an enactment is expressed. 2. International Law. an instrument annexed or subsidiary to an international agreement, as a treaty. 3. a permanent rule established by an organization, corporation, etc., to govern its internal affairs. noun […]
noun 1. a book containing the laws enacted by the legislature of a state or nation. statute book noun 1. (mainly Brit) a register of enactments passed by the legislative body of a state, usually made up of a series of volumes that form a complete official record: not on the statute book
noun 1. statutory law. noun 1. a law enacted by a legislative body 2. a particular example of this
noun 1. mile (def 1). statute mile noun 1. a legal or formal name for mile (sense 1) statute mile (stāch’t) See mile.