Definition of legitimates


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • legitimates is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 14 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • legitimates is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 17 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of legitimates

  • authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a legitimate government

    Synonyms

    1. lawful
    2. licit

  • make legal (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. decriminalise
    2. decriminalize
    3. legalise
    4. legalize
    5. legitimatise
    6. legitimatize
    7. legitimise
    8. legitimize

  • based on known statements or events or conditions (adjective)

    Synonyms

    1. logical

  • in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles (adjective)

    Examples

    1. legitimate advertising practices

  • make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone) (verb)

  • of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful (adjective)

  • show or affirm to be just and legitimate (verb)

See definition of legitimates in Merriam Webster