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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To demonstrate to be fair or right.

Usage examples (33)
  • He showed the pages of poetry he had written so as to justify why he had stayed up all night.
  • justify the margins
  • The word justify means to declare or treat as righteous.
  • While hard to justify from a financial point of view, from a strategic point of view this makes sense. for more
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