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Synonyms of justify in English:


  • 1 marketing directors were pressed to justify the expenditure
    give grounds for, give reasons for, give a justification for, show just cause for, explain, give an explanation for, account for, show/prove to be reasonable, provide a rationale for, rationalize;
    defend, answer for, vindicate, substantiate, uphold, sustain;
    establish, legitimize, legitimatize
  • 2 the situation was grave enough to justify further investigation
    warrant, be good reason for, be a justification for;
    bear out, confirm, validate
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