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Verb: justify  'jús-tu,fI
  1. Show to be right by providing justification or proof
    "justify a claim";
    - vindicate
  2. (used of God) declare innocent; absolve from the penalty of sin
  3. (printing) adjust the spaces between words
    "justify the margins"

Derived forms: justified, justifies, justifying

Type of: absolve, adjust, correct, free, maintain, set, uphold

Encyclopedia: Justify