verb (used with object), vindicated, vindicating.
to clear, as from an accusation, imputation, suspicion, or the like:
to vindicate someone’s honor.
to afford justification for; justify:
Subsequent events vindicated his policy.
to uphold or justify by argument or evidence:
to vindicate a claim.
to assert, maintain, or defend (a right, cause, etc.) against opposition.
to claim for oneself or another.
Roman and Civil Law. to regain possession, under claim of title of property through legal procedure, or to assert one’s right to possession.
to get revenge for; avenge.
Obsolete. to deliver from; liberate.
Obsolete. to punish.
to clear from guilt, accusation, blame, etc, as by evidence or argument
to provide justification for: his promotion vindicated his unconventional attitude
to uphold, maintain, or defend (a cause, etc): to vindicate a claim
(Roman law) to bring an action to regain possession of (property) under claim of legal title
(rare) to claim, as for oneself or another
(obsolete) to take revenge on or for; punish
(obsolete) to set free
noun 1. the act of vindicating. 2. the state of being vindicated. 3. defense; excuse; justification: Poverty was a vindication for his thievery. 4. something that vindicates: Subsequent events were her vindication. noun 1. the act of vindicating or the condition of being vindicated 2. a means of exoneration from an accusation 3. a fact, […]
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verb (used with object), vulcanized, vulcanizing. 1. to treat (rubber) with sulfur and heat, thereby imparting strength, greater elasticity, durability, etc. 2. to subject (a substance other than rubber) to some analogous process, as to harden it. verb (transitive) 1. to treat (rubber) with sulphur or sulphur compounds under heat and pressure to improve elasticity […]
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