legalize definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • In order to make appropriate or legal; authorize or sanction by-law.
    • to produce legal.
    • To interpret or use in a legal nature.
  • verb:
    • alternate spelling of legalise.
    • make legal
  • others:
    • to produce legal; render conformable to law, either by past consent or by providing the sanction of law from what was already done; authorize; sanction; justify.
    • In theology, to interpret or apply Seripture when you look at the spirit of legalism. Also spelled legalise.

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