legalize

Definitions:

  • To make legal or lawful; authorize or sanction by law.
  • To make lawful; render conformable to law, either by previous authorization or by giving the sanction of law to what has already been done; authorize; sanction; justify.
  • In <em>theology</em>, to interpret or apply Seripture in the spirit of legalism. Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="legalise">legalise</internalXref>.
  • To make legal.
  • To interpret or apply in a legal spirit.
  • Alternative spelling of <xref>legalise</xref>.
  • make legal
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