Legitimized [verb]

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These children could be legitimized by their father's acknowledgment before witnesses, and were often adopted.

She lived with him from December 1592 onwards, and bore him several children, who were recognized and legitimized by him.

At the same time the old shamanism was legitimized under a Buddhist reinterpretation.

Later, his father and mother married, so he was legally legitimized.

It is condoned in law—one might almost say legitimized, provided it be not found out.

As Miss Charlotte rather boldly said, he has legitimized the beating by marrying the woman.

Children of concubines, however, may be legitimized, in case there are no lawful descendants.

So the child that was presently born to Lady Rose could not be legitimized.

You are legitimized by love, your sister is legitimate by law.

He cannot be legitimized even on the subsequent marriage of his parents.