Definition of legit
1. legitimate [ a ] authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
Examples: "a legitimate government"
(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 lawfulUsed 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"
(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"
(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"
6. legitimate [ v ] show or affirm to be just and legitimateSynonyms legitimate Related Terms justify legalization
7. legitimate [ v ] make legal
Examples: "Marijuana should be legalized"
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