[adj] authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law; "a legitimate government"
[adj] of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
[adj] in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles; "legitimate advertising practices"
[adj] in accordance with reason or logic; "a logical conclusion"
[v] make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone); "They legitimized their natural child"
[v] show or affirm to be just and legitimate
[v] make legal; "Marijuana should be legalized"
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