• Justifying Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Justify

• Justify Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) To make even or true, as lines of type, by proper spacing; to adjust, as type. See Justification, 4.
  2. (v. i.) To take oath to the ownership of property sufficient to qualify ones self as bail or surety.
  3. (a.) To prove or show to be just; to vindicate; to maintain or defend as conformable to law, right, justice, propriety, or duty.
  4. (a.) To prove; to ratify; to confirm.
  5. (v. i.) To form an even surface or true line with something else; to fit exactly.
  6. (a.) To treat as if righteous and just; to pardon; to exculpate; to absolve.
  7. (a.) To pronounce free from guilt or blame; to declare or prove to have done that which is just, right, proper, etc.; to absolve; to exonerate; to clear.
  8. (v. t.) To show (a person) to have had a sufficient legal reason for an act that has been made the subject of a change or accusation.
  9. (v. t.) To qualify (ones self) as a surely by taking oath to the ownership of sufficient property.

Absolve, Apologize, Excuse, Free, Rationalize, Vindicate, Warrant,