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Definition 1: show to be right by providing justification or proof - [verb of communication]

Samples where vindicate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • vindicate a claim

Synonyms for vindicate in the sense of this definition

(vindicate is a kind of ...) support against an opponent

"The appellate court upheld the verdict"

(... is a kind of vindicate ) serve as a reason or cause or justification of

"Your need to sleep late does not excuse your late arrival at work" "Her recent divorce may explain her reluctance to date again"

(... is a kind of vindicate ) show or affirm to be just and legitimate

(... is a kind of vindicate ) provide adequate grounds to justify (a certain course of action)

"The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"

Definition 2: clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof - [verb of communication]

Samples where vindicate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel

(vindicate is a kind of ...) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

Definition 3: maintain, uphold, or defend - [verb of communication]

Samples where vindicate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • vindicate the rights of the citizens

(vindicate is a kind of ...) state or assert

"He maintained his innocence"

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