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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vin•di•cateˈvɪn dɪˌkeɪt(v.t.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

  1. to clear, as from an accusation or suspicion:

    to vindicate someone's honor.

  2. to afford justification for; justify.

  3. to uphold or justify by argument or evidence.

  4. to maintain or defend against opposition.

  5. to claim for oneself or another.

  6. Obs.to avenge.

  7. Obs. to free.

  8. Obs. to punish.

Origin of vindicate:

1525–35; < L vindicātus, ptp. of vindicāre to lay claim to, to claim as free, v. der. of vindex claimant, protector

vin′di•ca`tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apologist, vindicator, justifier(noun)

    a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution

    "an apologist for capital punishment"

Wiktionary

  1. vindicator(Noun)

    a person who vindicates

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindicator(noun)

    one who vindicates; one who justifies or maintains

Freebase

  1. Vindicator

    Vindicator also known as Guardian, is a fictional character, a Canadian superheroine in the Marvel Universe, and a former leader of Alpha Flight..

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