Definition of legitimatize in English:

legitimatize

(British legitimatise)

Pronunciation /ləˈjidəməˌtīz/ /ləˈdʒɪdəməˌtaɪz/

See synonyms for legitimatize

transitive verb

[with object]
  • Make legitimate or lawful.

    • ‘they found a way to legitimatize the collection of private data’