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alibis, plural;
  1. Offer an excuse or defense for (someone), esp. by providing an account of their whereabouts at the time of an alleged act
    • - her friend agreed to alibi her
  2. Make excuses
    • - not once do I recall him whining or alibiing
  1. A claim or piece of evidence that one was elsewhere when an act, typically a criminal one, is alleged to have taken place
    • - she has an alibi for the whole of yesterday evening
    • - a defense of alibi
  2. An excuse or pretext
    • - a catch-all alibi for failure and inadequacy

  1. (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question
  2. exonerate by means of an alibi
  3. excuse: a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"
  4. An alibi is a type of defence found in legal proceedings by demonstrating that the defendant was not in the place where an alleged offence was committed. There may be legal ramifications for not disclosing a true alibi defence, as well as penalties for providing a false alibi.
  5. Alibi is a 1929 American crime film written by Elaine Sterne Carrington, J.C. Nugent, C. Gardner Sullivan, Roland West, and John Griffith Wray from the stage play, Nightstick, by Carrington, Nugent and Wray. The film was directed by Roland West. ...
  6. Alibi (1931) is a British mystery detective film directed by Leslie S. Hiscott and starring Austin Trevor, Franklin Dyall, and Elizabeth Allen.
  7. Alibi is a 1942 British mystery film directed by Brian Desmond Hurst and starring Margaret Lockwood, James Mason and Hugh Sinclair. Police hunt for the killer of a nightclub hostess. It was based on the novel L'Alibi by Marcel Achard.
  8. Alibi (L'alibi) is a 1969 comedy film directed by Adolfo Celi and starring Vittorio Gassman.
  9. Alibi is a 2007 psychological thriller film directed and produced by James Chean.
  10. Alibi is the ninth original studio album by American folk rock duo America, released by Capitol Records in 1980. Produced by Matthew McCauley (producer) and Fred Mollin, this was the first America album not produced by George Martin since Hat Trick in 1973.
  11. "Alibi" is a song by David Gray. It was released as the third and final single from his album Life in Slow Motion. The single coincided with the release of his Live in Slow Motion DVD, filmed live at the Hammersmith Apollo on December 13, 2005. ...
  12. Alibi is a 1928 play by Michael Morton based on The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, a novel by British crime writer Agatha Christie.
  13. Alibi is a digital television channel broadcasting in the United Kingdom, as part of the UKTV network of channels.
  14. Alibi is the third studio album by Dutch hard rock band Vandenberg. It was released in 1985 on Atco Records .
  15. The Alibi is a 2006 American film directed by Matt Checkowski and Kurt Mattila. The film was released to DVD on December 5, 2006 under the title Lies and Alibis.
  16. (Alibis (song)) "Alibis" is a song by Tracy Lawrence, released as the first single from his album Alibis. The song, written by Randy Boudreaux, became Lawrence's second Number One country hit in 1993.
  17. The plea or mode of defense under which a person on trial for a crime proves or attempts to prove that he was in another place when the alleged act was committed; as, to set up an alibi; to prove an alibi; to provide an alibi for; to provide an excuse for
  18. A technique used where the player has apparently won the game, but is denied a prize when the jointee invents a further, unforeseeable, condition of the game. For example, a player may be disqualified on the grounds of having leaned over a previously undisclosed "foul line."
  19. A defense claim that the accused was somewhere else at the time a crime was committed.
  20. the defense by an accused person of having been elsewhere at the time an alleged offense was committed.
  21. A defendant or person under questioning for a crime may offer an alibi, or alternative explanation of their whereabouts and activities, which if upheld, will certify their inability participate during the commission of any crime or incident in question.
  22. A statement or contention by an individual charged with a crime that his or her participation in the crime was impossible.
  23. round fired to compensate for stoppage or misfire
  24. excuse that proves a person couldn't have committed a crime
  25. A weak defense based on what is usually a self-serving allegation that a person was at another place for such a period of time that it was impossible for him to have been at the place where and when the crime was committed. ...