Speak and write with confidence.

To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) legitimate

Synonyms: legitimate Definition: make (an illegitimate child) legitimate; declare the legitimacy of (someone) Usage: They legitimized their natural child

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: legitimate Definition: show or affirm to be just and legitimate

Hypernyms: vindicate, justify Definition: show to be right by providing justification or proof Usage: vindicate a claim

Synonyms: decriminalise, decriminalize, legalise, legalize, legitimate, legitimatise, legitimatize, legitimise, legitimize Definition: make legal Usage: Marijuana should be legalized

Hypernyms: let, countenance, permit, allow Definition: consent to, give permission Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam

Synonyms for (adjective) legitimate

Synonyms: legitimate, licit, lawful Definition: authorized, sanctioned by, or in accordance with law Usage: a legitimate government

Hypernyms: legal Definition: established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules

Synonyms: legitimate Definition: of marriages and offspring; recognized as lawful

Hypernyms: lawfully-begotten Definition: born in wedlock; enjoying full filial rights

Hypernyms: left-handed, morganatic Definition: (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior

Hypernyms: lawful, true, rightful Definition: having a legally established claim Usage: the legitimate heir; the true and lawful king

Synonyms: legitimate Definition: in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles Usage: legitimate advertising practices

Hypernyms: constituted, established Definition: brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established Usage: the established social order; distrust the constituted authority; a team established as a member of a major league; enjoyed his prestige as an established writer; an established precedent; the established Church

Synonyms: legitimate, logical Definition: based on known statements or events or conditions Usage: rain was a logical expectation, given the time of year

Hypernyms: valid Definition: well grounded in logic or truth or having legal force Usage: a valid inference; a valid argument; a valid contract