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Definitions of legitimate:
  • verb:   make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone)
  • verb:   show or affirm to be just and legitimate
  • verb:   make legal
  • adjective:   of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful
  • adjective:   in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles
    Example: "Legitimate advertising practices"
  • adjective:   in accordance with reason or logic
  • adjective:   authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
    Example: "A legitimate government"

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