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justify meaning and definition

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Definition of justify (verb)

  1. show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
    • "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
    • synonyms: warrant
  2. show to be right by providing justification or proof
  3. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
  4. let off the hook
  5. adjust the spaces between words
    • "justify the margins"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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