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Definition of legit

"legit" is probably misspelled. Trying legitimate instead Definition of legitimate

1. legitimate [ a ] authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
Examples: "a legitimate government"

Used in print:

(The Rev. John A. O'Brien, "Let's Take Birth Control...)

In 1930 , the Lambeth_Conference again affirmed the primary purpose of marriage to be the procreation of children , but conceded that , in certain limited circumstances , contraception might be morally legitimate .

Synonyms legitimate licit lawful Related Terms legal

2. legitimate [ a ] of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

Rather , it is typical of the thousands of quacks who use phony therapeutic devices to fatten themselves on the miseries of hundreds of thousands of Americans by robbing them of millions of dollars and luring them away from legitimate , ethical medical treatment of serious diseases .

Synonyms legitimate Related Terms illegitimate true morganatic lawfully-begotten left-handed legal valid authorized

3. legitimate [ a ] in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles
Examples: "legitimate advertising practices"

Used in print:

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

Leadership is lacking in our society because it has no legitimate place to develop .

Synonyms legitimate Related Terms established

4. legitimate [ a ] in accordance with reason or logic
Examples: "a logical conclusion"

Used in print:

(Jim Thompson, The Transgressors....)

He had a legitimate reason for wearing it .

Synonyms logical legitimate Related Terms valid

5. legitimate [ v ] make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone)
Examples: "They legitimized their natural child"

Synonyms legitimate Related Terms change legitimation

6. legitimate [ v ] show or affirm to be just and legitimate

Synonyms legitimate Related Terms justify legalization

7. legitimate [ v ] make legal
Examples: "Marijuana should be legalized"

Synonyms legitimize decriminalize legitimate legitimatize legitimatise legitimise decriminalise legalise legalize Related Terms outlaw outlaw permit monetize legalization

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