Synonyms for justified
- answer for
- apologize for
- argue for
- be answerable for
- bear out
- cop a plea
- do justice to
- make allowances
- make good
- show cause
- speak in favor
- stand up for
Antonyms for justified
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JUSTIFIED
There was so much to tell, more than could ever be explained or justified.
It was for them to consider how far they were justified in complying with his request.
Why, she is justified in a way, in her own mind anyhow, I mean.
Every one must admit, I think, that what Tolstoi has said of the hypothesis of the play is justified.
Whether this decision was justified or not the reader shall decide.
But hadn't her intuition been justified, after all, by the very man she had seen tonight?
The confidence of the soldiers in their leader was justified continually.
Doubtless you were justified in taking advantage of the open door.
Thus was he justified of his temerity; the day was saved—that is, to-morrow was.
I have my little suspicions that madame is rather solicitous to be justified to herself.'
1580s, "made right," past participle adjective from justify. Typesetting sense is from 1670s.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR JUSTIFIED
- on the level
- on the up and up
- sure enough
- within the law