What does vindication mean?

Definitions for vindicationˌvɪn dɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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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"


  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

  2. Vindication(noun)

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

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


  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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Koon Chow:

    It's been a vindication of Hungary's intent.

  2. Hugh Young:

    Vindication of sorts is a good way to put it.

  3. Abraham Lincoln:

    Truth is generally the best vindication against slander.

  4. Victoria Valentino:

    At last we are being validated, and there is vindication.

  5. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta:

    I ask you all to join me in supporting my deputy and his co-accused as they also await their overdue vindication.

Images & Illustrations of vindication

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