Adjective "Legitimate" Definition and Examples




    1. according to law; lawful: the property's legitimate owner.

    2. in accordance with established rules, principles, or standards.

    3. born in wedlock or of legally married parents: legitimate children.

    4. in accordance with the laws of reasoning; logically inferable; logical: a legitimate conclusion.

    5. resting on or ruling by the principle of hereditary right: a legitimate sovereign.

    6. not spurious or unjustified; genuine: It was a legitimate complaint.

    7. of the


    "retirements can be legitimate for somes."

    "hopes can be legitimate in eyes."

    "evaluations can be legitimate in sets."

    "educations can be legitimate in facts."

    "complaints can be legitimate in minds."

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