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legalize

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Verb (transitive)
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le=gal=ize

CIDE DICTIONARY

legalizev. t. [Cf. F. légaliser.].
  •  To make legal.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To interpret or apply in a legal spirit.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

legalize, v.tr. (also -ise)
1 make lawful.
2 bring into harmony with the law.

Derivative
legalization n.

THESAURUS

legalize

authorize, certificate, certify, charter, constitute, declare lawful, decree, empower, enable, enact, enfranchise, entitle, establish, formulate, franchise, give official sanction, give power, legislate, legitimate, legitimatize, legitimize, license, make a regulation, make legal, ordain, patent, prescribe, privilege, put in force, ratify, regulate, sanction, validate, warrant

ROGET THESAURUS

legalize

Legality

VB legalize, enact, ordain, decree, pass a law, enact a regulation, legislate, codify, formulate, regulate.

Dueness

VB be due, to, be the due, of, have right to, have title to, have claim to, be entitled to, have a claim upon, belong to, deserve, merit, be worthy of, richly deserve, demand, claim, call upon for, come upon for, appeal to for, revendicate, reclaim, exact, insist on, insist upon, challenge, take one's stand, make a point of, require, lay claim to, assert, assume, arrogate, make good, substantiate, vindicate a claim, vindicate a right, fit for, qualify for, make out a case, give a right, confer a right, entitle, authorize, sanctify, legalize, ordain, prescribe, allot, give every one his due, pay one's dues, have one's due, have one's rights, use a right, assert, enforce, put in force, lay under contribution.


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