Definitions and translations for "legitimate"

Definition of legitimate

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Adjective
1. In accordance with the law or established legal forms and requirements; lawful.
2. Conforming to known principles, or established or accepted rules or standards; valid.
Legitimate reasoning; a legitimate standard or method
3. Authentic, real, genuine.
Legitimate poems of Chaucer; legitimate inscriptions
4. Lawfully begotten, i.e., born to a legally married couple.
5. Relating to hereditary rights.
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English - English - legitimate

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v. make valid; make lawful; make legitimate; justify, make permissible
adj. legal, lawful; acceptable; justified; reasonable, logical; born of parents who are legally married; correct, sound; authorized
v. legitimize; affiliate

English - Spanish - legitimate

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v. legitimar, legalizar
adj. legítimo, auténtico, conforme a derecho, legal, legitimario, lícito

English - French - legitimate

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v. légitimer; rendre légitime; reconnaître comme juste, légal; approuver
adj. légitime; légal; véritable; logique

English - German - legitimate

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v. legitimieren; Gesetz anerkennen; auf Vordermann bringen
adj. legitim; kosher; rechtmäßig; wahrhaftig; logisch; legitim

English - Indonesian - legitimate

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v. mengabsahkan, mengesahkan, melegitimasikan, memperakui
a. sah, absah, logis, masuk akal

English - Italian - legitimate

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v. legittimare; giustificare
agg. legittimo, legale; giustificato; (Teat) regolare

English - Polish - legitimate

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v. pochodzenie: uznać ślubne pochodzenie, pochodzenie: wykazać ślubne pochodzenie, usankcjonować
a. ślubny, prawowity, słuszny, prawnie uzasadniony, usankcjonowany

English - Portuguese - legitimate

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v. legitimar
adj. legítimo; correto, de acordo com as leis; justificado; verdadeiro; lógico

English - Romanian - legitimate

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a. legitim, legal, drept, justificat, îndreptăţit, normal, regulat
v. recunoaşte ca legal, legitima, adopta, înfia

English - Russian - legitimate

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г. узаконивать, признавать законным; усыновлять внебрачного ребенка
прил. законнорожденный, законный, легальный, правильный, разумный

English - Turkish - legitimate

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f. meşrulaştırmak, yasal hale getirmek, babası olduğunu onaylamak, onaylamak, haklı çıkarmak, mazur göstermek
s. yasal, meşru, mantıklı, akla uygun, yerinde, haklı, soydan gelen

English - Ukrainian - legitimate

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v. усиновляти, законний: визнавати законним, узаконювати
a. законний, виправданий, законнонароджений, правомірний

English - Dutch - legitimate

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ww. wettig verklaren, echten, wettigen, legitimeren
bn. wettelijk; koosjer; terecht; echt; logisch; legitiem

English - Greek - legitimate

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επίθ. νόμιμος, θεμιτός

English - Arabic - legitimate

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‏أجاز، جعله قانونيا‏
‏شرعي، منطقي، قانوني‏

English - Chinese - legitimate

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(动) 认为正当, 使合法, 立为嫡嗣
(形) 合法的, 婚生的, 正当的

English - Chinese - legitimate

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(動) 認為正當, 使合法, 立為嫡嗣
(形) 合法的, 婚生的, 正當的

English - Hindi - legitimate

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v. न्याय्य करना, कानूनी करना, वैध करना, न्यायसंगत करना, तर्कसंगत करना
a. न्याय्य, कानूनी, वैध, न्यायसंगत, तर्कसंगत

English - Japanese - legitimate

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(形) 合法の; 納得できる; 正当化された; 道理に合った; 嫡出の; 合理的な; 本格的な; 正しい; 認められた
(動) 合法と認める; 許容する; 嫡出と認める; 合法化する

English - Korean - legitimate

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동. 합법으로 인정하다, 적출로 인정하다, 서자를 적출로 인정하다
형. 합법의, 적법한; 받아들여 지는, 용인되는; 정당한; 합리적인; 적출의; 옳은; 권한을 받은, 승인받은

English - Vietnamese - legitimate

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v. công nhận, nhận đích
a. chánh đáng, chánh thống, hợp pháp, đích tôn
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Synonyms for legitimate
1. regular: reasonable, sensible, valid, logical, proper, correct, warranted
2. lawful: legal, official, sanctioned, licit, justifiable, rightful
3. authorise
4. authorize: endorse, justify, legalise, legalize
Verb forms for legitimate
Present participle: legitimating
Present: legitimate (3.person: legitimates)
Past: legitimated
Future: will legitimate
Present conditional: would legitimate
Present Perfect: have legitimated (3.person: has legitimated)
Past Perfect: had legitimated
Future Perfect: will have legitimated
Past conditional: would have legitimated