What does legalize mean?

Definitions for legalize
ˈli gəˌlaɪzle·gal·ize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatise(verb)

    make legal

    "Marijuana should be legalized"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legalize(verb)

    to make legal

    Etymology: [Cf. F. lgaliser.]

  2. Legalize(verb)

    to interpret or apply in a legal spirit

    Etymology: [Cf. F. lgaliser.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legalize in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legalize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of legalize in a Sentence

  1. Steve Kubby:

    I’m on the record totally opposing this law [California Proposition 64] that does not legalize marijuana.

  2. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    The state wants to go forward, they should be able to go forward without legal impediments from the federal government, and that's what this legislation is about, colorado wants to legalize marijuana, it's their decision. If Alabama does not want to legalize marijuana, that's their decision. But if a state wants to go forward, it should be able to do so without impediments from the federal government, which now prevent stores that sell marijuana from using banks, because that's in violation of federal law.

  3. Bernie Sanders:

    We're going to legalize marijuana and end the horrifically destructive war on drugs, it has disproportionately targeted people of color and ruined the lives of millions of Americans.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    We will end the so-called war on drugs, turns out, who knew this, but it turns out, through executive order a president can legalize marijuana in every state in this country.

  5. Pilar Gil Navarro:

    One of the issues that I want to deal with is legal, safe and free abortion, in the Macri government, there is no Ministry of Health, showing that a lot would have to happen to legalize abortion, which is something Fernandez said is important as a matter of public health.

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