Synonyms of legitimate in English:

legitimate

adjective

  • 1 they have been given permission to run gambling halls, the only legitimate gambling in the area
    [Antonyms] illegal, illegitimate
  • 2 the legitimate heir
    [Antonyms] false, fraudulent
  • 3 these are legitimate grounds for unease
    valid, sound, admissible, acceptable, well founded, justifiable, reasonable, sensible, tenable, defensible, supportable, just, warrantable, fair, bona fide, proper, genuine, plausible, credible, believable, reliable, understandable, logical, rational
    [Antonyms] invalid, unjustifiable
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