Definitions for vindicator
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vin•di•cateˈvɪn dɪˌkeɪt(v.t.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
to clear, as from an accusation or suspicion:
to vindicate someone's honor.
to afford justification for; justify.
to uphold or justify by argument or evidence.
to maintain or defend against opposition.
to claim for oneself or another.
Obs. to free.
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
apologist, vindicator, justifier(noun)
a person who argues to defend or justify some policy or institution
"an apologist for capital punishment"
a person who vindicates
one who vindicates; one who justifies or maintains