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Meaning of LEGITIMATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of making lawful
  2. [n]  the act of rendering a person legitimate; "he has filial rights because he obtained letters of legitimation from the king"; "his parents' subsequent marriage resulted in his legitimation"
 

LEGITIMATION is a 12 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: legalisation, legalization
 
 See Also: act, group action, human action, human activity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Le*git`i*ma"tion\ (-m[=a]"sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F.
l['e]gitimation.]
1. The act of making legitimate.

         The coining or legitimation of money. --East.

2. Lawful birth. [R.] --Shak.

 

 

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