show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
"The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
show to be right by providing justification or proof
"vindicate a claim"
apologize, apologise, excuse, justify, rationalize, rationalise(verb)
defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
"rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"
absolve, justify, free(verb)
let off the hook
"I absolve you from this responsibility"
unloose, relieve, apologise, unloosen, unblock, unfreeze, liberate, rationalize, excuse, vindicate, warrant, discharge, release, give up, apologize, rationalise, loose, disembarrass, resign, dislodge, shrive, relinquish, disengage, rid, exempt, absolve, free
adjust the spaces between words
"justify the margins"
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How to use justify in a sentence?
This is an unparalleled decision that makes it clear that what happened to Correa and other women is not a crime of passion, which only serves to justify the actions of the perpetrator, but is a crime based on gender, it sends a message to society that such crimes don't end in impunity, and gives us a tool with which to get other convictions for femicide in the future, with a maximum prison sentence of 40 years without parole.
We're well aware of the passive trend, and frankly I can't argue with it, if you're charging a high fee and not providing a higher service, then it's hard to justify.
They always have excuses, and justify everything they do as right, it's really unfair how twisted and biased law enforcement has become.
The questions just keep popping up. Every time the State Department tries to justify its stonewalling, one more bit of information arises, if the State Department was not providing secure email devices to Mrs. Clinton, who was? Best Buy? Target? Mrs. Clinton clearly did whatever she wanted, without regard to national security or federal records keeping laws.
How do I justify that to my kids? That we’re making money by selling a drug that’s still illegal under federal law.
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- justificarCatalan, Valencian
- ospravedlnit, obhájit, zarovnatCzech
- ausrichten, rechtfertigen, justierenGerman
- δικαιολογώ, δικαιώνω, ευθυγραμμίζω, αιτιολογώ, στοιχίζωGreek
- justificar, legitimar, absolverSpanish
- perustella, tasata, oikeuttaaFinnish
- indokol, igazolHungarian
- tautoko, whakawhaihuruhuru, whaihuruhuruMāori
- rechtvaardigen, uitlijnenDutch
- wyjustować, usprawiedliwiaćPolish
- absolver, justificarPortuguese
- выравнивать, оправдывать, оправдать, обосновыватьRussian
- arsyetoj, shpjegojAlbanian
- frita från skuldSwedish
- biện hộVietnamese
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