Synonyms of legitimize in English:

legitimize


See definition of legitimize

verb

1‘the formal recognition of a union legitimizes workers' resistance to intimidation’

SYNONYMS

validate, legitimate, permit, warrant, authorize, sanction, license, give the stamp of approval to, condone, justify, vindicate, endorse, approve, support, sustain

legalize, pronounce lawful, declare legal, decriminalize, normalize

ANTONYMS

outlaw