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LEGITIMIZE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does legitimize mean? 

LEGITIMIZE (verb)
  The verb LEGITIMIZE has 1 sense:

1. make legal

  Familiarity information: LEGITIMIZE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LEGITIMIZE (verb)


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Meaning:

Make legal

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

decriminalise; decriminalize; legalise; legalize; legitimate; legitimatise; legitimatize; legitimise; legitimize

Context example:

Marijuana should be legalized

Hypernyms (to "legitimize" is one way to...):

allow; countenance; let; permit (consent to, give permission)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "legitimize"):

monetise; monetize (give legal value to or establish as the legal tender of a country)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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