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Meaning of LEGITIMIZE

Pronunciation:  lu'jitu`mIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized"
 

LEGITIMIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: decriminalise, decriminalize, legalise, legalize, legitimate, legitimatise, legitimatize, legitimise
 
 Antonyms: criminalise, criminalize, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw
 
 See Also: allow, countenance, let, monetise, monetize, permit

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Le*git"i*mize\ (l[-e]*j[i^]t"[i^]*m[imac]z), v. t.
[imp. & p. p. {Legitimized} (-m[imac]zd); p. pr. & vb. n.
{Legitimizing}.]
To legitimate.

 

 

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