Definition of Legalize

1. Verb. Make legal. "Marijuana should be legalized"




Definition of Legalize

1. v. t. To make legal.

Definition of Legalize

1. Verb. (American spelling) (alternative spelling of (legalise)) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Legalize

1. to make lawful [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES] - See also: lawful

Medical Definition of Legalize

1. 1. To make legal. 2. To interpret or apply in a legal spirit. Origin: Cf. F. Legaliser. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Legalize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"1277) entitled "An act to legalize and validate the acts and proceedings of the village of Waterford, its vo.ters, officers and agents, in relation to the ..."

2. Revised Laws of the State of California: In Four Codes : Political, Civil by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch, Charles Lindley (1871)
"Lapse of time does not legalize. 3491. Abatement. 3492. ... No lapse of time can legalize a public not legalize, nuisance, amounting to an actual ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1897)
"A bill was promised that will legalize such marriages. In September a mob threatened the American missions in Cuzco, and soldier« were ordered out to ..."

4. Case of the United States, to be Laid Before the Tribunal of Arbitration: To by United States, Geneva Arbitration Tribunal, 1871-1872 (1872)
"... desired to legalize ' L Greet Britain 'fhc arbitrators will thus perceive that Her privateering. Majesty's Government, having recognized the ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1905)
"Bill to legalize marriage with a deceased Amended in committee. June 2, 1858. 2 pp. ... Bill to legalize certain colonial marriages. VOl. 2, ПО. I3O. ..."

6. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1894)
"The parties cannot legalize that which the law has declared to be illegal." Quoted, and declared to be a "logical and perspicuous presentation of the true ..."

7. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate, United States Congress. Senate (1868)
"... and pni«eded to the consideration of general orders, being the bills entitled Assembly, "An act to legalize certain bonds of the village of Wat- tins, ..."

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