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Vindicate

Vin´di`cate
v. t.1.To lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim.
[imp. & p. p. Vindicated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Vindicating.]
2.To maintain or defend with success; to prove to be valid; to assert convincingly; to sustain against assault; as, to vindicate a right, claim, or title.
3.To support or maintain as true or correct, against denial, censure, or objections; to defend; to justify.
4.To maintain, as a law or a cause, by overthrowing enemies.
5.To liberate; to set free; to deliver.
6.To avenge; to punish; as, a war to vindicate or punish infidelity.
God is more powerful to exact subjection and to vindicate rebellion.
- Bp. Pearson.
Verb1.vindicate - show to be right by providing justification or proof; "vindicate a claim"
Synonyms: justify
2.vindicate - maintain, uphold, or defend; "vindicate the rights of the citizens"
3.vindicate - clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof; "You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel"
account for, advocate, amnesty, argue, bear out, claim, confute, contend, cry sour grapes, decontaminate, destigmatize, discharge, dismiss, dispense from, disprove, do justice to, exculpate, exempt, exempt from, exonerate, explain, forgive, free, give absolution, grant amnesty to, grant immunity, grant remission, guard, justify, let go, let off, nonpros, pardon, plead for, protect, prove, purge, quash the charge, rationalize, redress, refute, rehabilitate, reinstate, release, remit, restore, revenge, second, set free, shield, shrive, spiteful, support, uphold, warrant, whitewash, withdraw the charge
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