What does vindication mean?

Definitions for vindication
ˌvɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃənvin·di·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vindication, exoneration(noun)

    the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.

    "friends provided a vindication of his position"

  2. defense, defence, vindication(noun)

    the justification for some act or belief

    "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"

Wiktionary

  1. vindication(Noun)

    the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated

  2. vindication(Noun)

    evidence, facts, statements or arguments that justify a claim or belief

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindication(noun)

    the act of vindicating, or the state of being vindicated; defense; justification against denial or censure; as, the vindication of opinions; his vindication is complete

    Etymology: [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See Vindicate.]

  2. Vindication(noun)

    the claiming a thing as one's own; the asserting of a right or title in, or to, a thing

    Etymology: [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See Vindicate.]

Freebase

  1. Vindication

    Vindication is an album by the Norwegian black metal band Susperia. It is their second album, and it was produced by Peter Tägtgren completely free of charge before closing down his studio.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. vindication

    The subtlest form of irony.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindication in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindication in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of vindication in a Sentence

  1. Steve Greenberg:

    He and his lawyers look forward to his day in court, to the truth coming out and to his vindication from what has been an unprecedented assault by others for their own personal gain.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    What a vindication of the belief that ordinary people can do extraordinary things, what a reminder of what Bobby Kennedy once said, about how small actions can be like pebbles being thrown into a still lake, and ripples of hope cascade outwards and change the world.

  3. Michael Ian Garey:

    It is a vindication of Mr. Krasnoperov's constitutional rights, and what happened in the trial was really quite unfair.

  4. Shea Wilkes:

    This is vindication for myself and other whistleblowers who won’t back down when the VA tries to intimidate us, the VA was after me but ran into someone who wouldn’t be bullied.

  5. Tim Murtaugh:

    Acquittal means total vindication, the Democrats' decision to move forward with impeachment will go down as the worst political miscalculation in American history.

Images & Illustrations of vindication

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