legitimize[ li-jit-uh-mahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF legitimize
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LEGITIMIZE
Very well; I'll legitimize him by marrying the young Clementine.
No easy-going doctrines, then, to legitimize vice, says Ozanam.
If the woman has won you round to legitimize the connection, first, I've a proper claim to see her marriage lines.
He did not dare ask Charity for a divorce in order that he might legitimize this byblow of his.
It is time, if they are well founded, to give a solemn stamp to their certainty, and legitimize their existence.
Except as a solemn, sacred rite, there was nothing in our marriage to legitimize our child.
Huysmans it was who gently persuaded Villiers to make a deathbed marriage and legitimize his son.
A wit, or would-be wit, said of him that he postulated God in order to legitimize the powers of Augustin, his deputy.
Thus marriage, as I understand the spirit of the Spanish law, seems to be a simple contract to legitimize and license procreation.
To legitimize this child she arranged a marriage with Marsay, a bankrupt old gentleman of tarnished reputation.