legitimately[ adjective, noun li-jit-uh-mit; verb li-jit-uh-meyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF legitimately
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEGITIMATELY
The only direction of inquiry is how they can be legitimately minimized.
Because I am in possession of rich ore, it does not follow that I did not come by it legitimately.
As a matter of fact, the road was not yet legitimately dark.
The field is legitimately open to speculation where all agree that all is hopeless.
Whatever credit is due to Young for securing it, is legitimately his.
I think you may legitimately persuade Rachel to stay, if you can.
It was what might be legitimately considered a 'star cast company.'
Men standing by for action and not getting it legitimately, try to get it in some other way.
Not that those persuasions were legitimately servile to such influences.
This seems to me to be the author's meaning, and it is legitimately expressed.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LEGITIMATELY
- as a matter of fact
- beyond doubt
- de facto
- for fair
- for real
- in actuality
- in effect
- in fact
- in point of fact
- in reality
- no ifs ands or buts
- nothing else but
- of course