Definition of Legitimate


  • make (an illegitimate child) legitimate
    declare the legitimacy of (someone)
    "They legitimized their natural child"
  • show or affirm to be just and legitimate
  • make legal
    "Marijuana should be legalized"


  • authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law
    "a legitimate government"
  • in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles
    "legitimate advertising practices"
  • based on known statements or events or conditions
    "rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year"
  • of marriages and offspring
    recognized as lawful
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Word games points for the Legitimate

  • Scrabble® score of the legitimate (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the legitimate (17)
  • Words With Friends® score of the legitimate (16)

Unscramble legitimate

233 unscramble word found using the letters legitimate.

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