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1. vindicate

verb. ['ˈvɪndəkeɪt'] show to be right by providing justification or proof.

Synonyms

  • legitimate
  • maintain
  • uphold
  • explain
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • forbid
  • criminalize
  • outlaw
  • criminalise

Etymology

  • vindicatus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Vindicate

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Pronounce vindicate as ˈvɪndəkeɪt.

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2. vindicate

verb. ['ˈvɪndəkeɪt'] clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof.

Synonyms

  • clear
  • exculpate
  • discharge
  • exonerate
  • assoil

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • illegitimate
  • unauthorized
  • illegal

Etymology

  • vindicatus (Latin)

3. vindicate

verb. ['ˈvɪndəkeɪt'] maintain, uphold, or defend.

Synonyms

  • maintain

Antonyms

  • unestablished
  • discontinue

Etymology

  • vindicatus (Latin)
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