What does vindicatory mean?

Definitions for vindicatory
ˈvɪn dɪ kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i; vɪnˈdɪk ə tɪv, ˈvɪn dɪˌkeɪ-vin·di·ca·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. retaliatory, relatiative, retributive, retributory, vindicatoryadjective

    of or relating to or having the nature of retribution

    "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

  2. retributive, retributory, vindicatoryadjective

    given or inflicted in requital according to merits or deserts

    "retributive justice"

  3. justificative, justificatory, vindicatoryadjective

    providing justification


  1. vindicatoryadjective

    Promoting or producing vindication.

  2. vindicatoryadjective

    Promoting or producing retribution or punishment.


  1. vindicatory

    Vindicatory refers to the act of providing justification or proof in support, clearance, or defense of something or someone. It involves asserting or maintaining someone's right, claim or action. It may also refer to the act of seeking revenge or retaliation. The term is often used in legal contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vindicatoryadjective

    tending or serving to vindicate or justify; justificatory; vindicative

  2. Vindicatoryadjective

    inflicting punishment; avenging; punitory

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindicatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vindicatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5


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    evincing the presence of a deity
    • A. commensal
    • B. flabby
    • C. numinous
    • D. naiant

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