Definitions for vindicatoryˈvɪn dɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i; vɪnˈdɪk ə tɪv, ˈvɪn dɪˌkeɪ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vin•di•ca•to•ryˈvɪn dɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i; vɪnˈdɪk ə tɪv, ˈvɪn dɪˌkeɪ-(adj.)

also vin•dic•a•tive

  1. tending to vindicate.

  2. punitive.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatory(adj)

    of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

    "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

  2. retributive, retributory, vindicatory(adj)

    given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts

    "retributive justice"

  3. justificative, justificatory, vindicatory(adj)

    providing justification

Wiktionary

  1. vindicatory(Adjective)

    Promoting or producing vindication.

  2. vindicatory(Adjective)

    Promoting or producing retribution or punishment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindicatory(adj)

    tending or serving to vindicate or justify; justificatory; vindicative

  2. Vindicatory(adj)

    inflicting punishment; avenging; punitory

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