What does legitimize mean?

Definitions for legitimize
lɪˈdʒɪt əˌmaɪzle·git·imize

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. legalize, legalise, decriminalize, decriminalise, legitimize, legitimise, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimatiseverb

    make legal

    "Marijuana should be legalized"


  1. legitimizeverb

    to make legitimate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Legitimizeverb

    to legitimate

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of legitimize in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of legitimize in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of legitimize in a Sentence

  1. Florida Sen. Marco Rubio:

    This President is making a historic mistake, allies have differences, but allies like Israel, when you have a difference with them and it is public, it emboldens their enemies to launch more rockets out of southern Lebanon and Gaza, to launch more terrorist attacks, to go to international forums and de-legitimize Israel's right to exist. And this is what they're doing.

  2. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The deal would legitimize Iran's illegal nuclear program, it would leave Iran with a vast nuclear infrastructure.

  3. Matthew Rycroft:

    The Russian draft ... does still talk about issues that do divide the Security Council so I don't see that having much prospect, it seeks to legitimize the authority of Assad.

  4. Lindsey Graham:

    My goal is to end this as soon as possible for the good of the country because I think its a danger to the presidency to legitimize this.

  5. Antumi Toasijé:

    By surrounding themselves with what they see as some kind of respectability, they try to legitimize clearly racist speech while not crossing certain legal lines.

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    the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised
    • A. humility
    • B. perusal
    • C. empire
    • D. bias

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