eth·ics /'e-thiks/ n pl but sing or pl in constr: the principles of conduct governing an individual or a profession see also aba model rules of professional conduct in the important laws section
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
casuistry, code, code of morals, code of right and wrong, conduct, good conduct, goodness, honesty, honor, ideals, integrity, justice, laws of a profession, moral behavior, moral conduct, moral judgment, moral obligation, moral philosophy, moral practice, moral principles, moral rectitude, moral strength, moral tone, morality, morals, philosophia moralis, principles, principles of morality, probity, professional standards, rectitude, righteousness, sense of right and wrong, standards, standards of conduct, standards of professional behavior, system of morals, uprightness, values, virtue, virtuous conduct, virtuousness
associated concepts: legal ethics, professional delinquency, professional ethics
conduct, conscience, principle (virtue)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.Moral principles governing behavior.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
Of or relating to moral action and conduct; professionally right; conforming to professional standards.
Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.