Definitions for vindicateˈvɪn dɪˌkeɪt
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show to be right by providing justification or proof
"vindicate a claim"
maintain, uphold, or defend
"vindicate the rights of the citizens"
clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
"You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel"
To clear from an accusation, suspicion or criticism.
to vindicate someone's honor
To justify by providing evidence.
to vindicate a right, claim or title
To maintain or defend a cause against opposition.
to vindicate the rights of labor movement in developing countries
To provide justification for.
The violent history of the suspect vindicated the use of force by the police.
To lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim.
To liberate; to set free; to deliver.
To avenge; to punish
A war to vindicate infidelity.
Origin: From vindicatus, perfect passive participle of vindico, from vim, accusative singular of vis, + dico.
to lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim
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
to support or maintain as true or correct, against denial, censure, or objections; to defend; to justify
to maintain, as a law or a cause, by overthrowing enemies
to liberate; to set free; to deliver
to avenge; to punish; as, a war to vindicate or punish infidelity
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Have patience awhile slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee.
There is no greater challenge than to have someone relying upon you no greater satisfaction than to vindicate his expectation.
I ’m not discouraged and I ’m not downtrodden, this is a God thing and He ’s going to do great things and He will vindicate me publicly.
We again would like to see the government agencies involved in this process to proceed as quickly as possible in conducting a review of the emails, we think it will vindicate all the points we made today on this whole matter.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- rechtfertigen, verteidigen, beanspruchen, geltend machenGerman
- reclamar, vindicar, justificar, defender, reivindicarSpanish
- puhdistaa, osoittaa, puolustaa, vaatia, oikea, perustellaFinnish
- revendiquer, blanchir, justifier, défendre, réclamer, faire valoir, affirmerFrench
- verantwoorden, blaam zuiveren, rechtvaardigen, opeisen, doen gelden, vrijspreken, verdedigenDutch
- оправдать, защищатьRussian
- rättfärdiga, rentvåSwedish
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