- In accordance with the law or established legal forms and requirements; lawful.
- Conforming to known principles, or established or accepted rules or standards; valid.
- Authentic, real, genuine.
- Lawfully begotten, i.e., born to a legally married couple.
- Relating to hereditary rights.
- To make legitimate, lawful, or valid; especially, to put in the position or state of a legitimate person before the law, by legal means.
Adverbs for Legitimate
wholly; unquestionably; substantially; plainly; unqualifiedly; unimpeachably; authoritatively; authentically; genuinely; verily; allowably; unconditionally; justly; absolutely; duly; properly; completely; rightly.
acceptable, actionable, actor-proof, admissible, all-star, allowable, applicable, authentic, authoritative, authorize, authorized, ballet, balletic, binding, bona fide, by law, candid, card-carrying, certify, cinematic, cinematographic, cogent, competent, condonable, consistent, constitutional, correct, credible, de jure, defensible, dinkum, dispensable, dramatic, dramatical, dramaturgic, excusable, exemptible, expiable, fair, film, filmic, following the letter, forgivable, genuine, good, ham, hammy, histrionic, honest, honest-to-God, inartificial, inoffensive, judicial, juridical, just, justiciable, justifiable, kosher, lawful, lawmaking, legal, legalize, legislative, legit, legitimatize, legitimize, legitimized, licit, lifelike, literal, logical, melodramatic, milked, monodramatic, movie, natural, naturalistic, operatic, original, overacted, overplayed, pardonable, permissible, plausible, proper, pure, rational, real, realistic, reasonable, remissible, right, rightful, sanction, sanctionable, sanctioned, sane, scenic, self-consistent, sensible, simon-pure, simple, sincere, solid, sound, spectacular, stagelike, stageworthy, stagy, starstruck, statutory, stellar, sterling, substantial, sufficient, sure-enough, theaterlike, theatrical, thespian, thrown away, true, true to life, true to nature, true to reality, unadulterated, unaffected, unassumed, unassuming, uncolored, unconcocted, uncopied, uncounterfeited, underacted, underplayed, undisguised, undisguising, undistorted, unexaggerated, unfabricated, unfanciful, unfeigned, unfeigning, unfictitious, unflattering, unimagined, unimitated, uninvented, unobjectionable, unpretended, unpretending, unqualified, unromantic, unsimulated, unspecious, unsynthetic, unvarnished, valid, validate, vaudevillian, venial, verbal, verbatim, veridical, verisimilar, vindicable, warrant, warrantable, weighty, well-argued, well-founded, well-grounded, wholesome, within the law, word-for-word
- IPA: [ɫɪˈdʒɪtɪmət], [ɫəˈdʒɪtɪmət]
- IPA: /ləˈʤɪtɪmeɪt/
- The translations below need to be checked.
- vocative masculine singular of lēgitimatus