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legitimate


I - verb
1. make legal
- Marijuana should be legalized
Syn:
legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize,
legitimise, legitimatize, legitimatise
Ant:
criminalise (for: decriminalise), criminalize (for: decriminalize), outlaw (for: legalise), outlaw (for: legalize)
Derivationally related forms:
legitimation, legitimacy, legalisation (for: legalise), legalization (for: legalize)
Hypernyms:
permit, allow, let, countenance
Hyponyms:
monetize, monetise
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. show or affirm to be just and legitimate
Derivationally related forms:
legitimation
Hypernyms:
justify, vindicate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. make (an illegitimate child) legitimate;
declare the legitimacy of (someone)
- They legitimized their natural child
Derivationally related forms:
legitimation
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody

II - adjective
1. of marriages and offspring;
recognized as lawful (Freq. 1)
Ant:
illegitimate
Similar to:
lawfully-begotten, morganatic, left-handed, true, lawful, rightful
See Also:
authorized, authorised, legal, valid
2. based on known statements or events or conditions (Freq. 1)
- rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year
Syn:
logical
Similar to:
valid
Derivationally related forms:
logicalness (for: logical), logicality (for: logical)
3. in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles (Freq. 1)
- legitimate advertising practices
Similar to:
established, constituted
4. authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law (Freq. 1)
- a legitimate government
Syn:
lawful, licit
Similar to:
legal
Derivationally related forms:
licitness (for: licit), lawfulness (for: lawful)

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