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vindicated, past participle; vindicated, past tense; vindicating, present participle; vindicates, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Clear (someone) of blame or suspicion
    • - hospital staff were vindicated by the inquest verdict
  2. Show or prove to be right, reasonable, or justified
    • - more sober views were vindicated by events

  1. justify: show to be right by providing justification or proof; "vindicate a claim"
  2. maintain, uphold, or defend; "vindicate the rights of the citizens"
  3. clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof; "You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel"
  4. (vindicated) absolved: freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated"
  5. (vindication) the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"
  6. (vindication) defense: the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
  7. (Vindicated (book)) Vindicated is a 2008 book written by former baseball player José Canseco. This book, similar to his first, '', focuses mainly on steroids in baseball. ...
  8. (Vindicated (Invader Zim)) Invader Zim, branded as "Invader ZIM," is an American animated television series that was produced by, and subsequently aired on Nickelodeon. ...
  9. (Vindicated (song)) "Vindicated" is a song by Dashboard Confessional released on the 2004 soundtrack for the film Spider-Man 2. This track is the theme for the movie. The song is also featured on the Bonus Track edition of their 2006 album, Dusk and Summer. ...
  10. (Vindication (album)) Vindication is an album by the Norwegian black metal band Susperia. It is their second album, and it was produced by Peter Tägtgren completely free of charge before closing down his studio.
  11. (Vindication (Crease album)) Vindication is the 3rd album released by the Florida-based hard rock music group, Crease.. This album was released in 2000, via Roadrunner Records . "Frustration" was featured in the film, "Thank You, Good Night" . ...
  12. (Vindication (film)) Vindication is independent film maker Bart Mastronardi's feature length psychological horror movie, based on his award winning short. . A morality tale about a young man whose attempt at suicide fails causing his guilt to manifest into reality. ...
  13. (Vindication (horse)) Vindication (foaled January 28, 2000 in Kentucky - died July 10, 2008) was an American Thoroughbred Champion racehorse. Bred by Payson Stud Inc., he was sired by 1977 U.S. Triple Crown Champion Seattle Slew. ...
  14. To clear from an accusation, suspicion or criticism; To justify by providing evidence; To maintain or defend a cause against opposition; To provide justification for; To lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim; To liberate; to set free; to deliver; To avenge; to punish
  15. (vindicated) justified, avenged or cleared of blame
  16. (Vindication (Jehovah's)) The process of JWs working to "exonerate" God from the false charge by Satan that God could not have faithful men and women who worship Him, i.e., JWs.
  17. (Vindication) The subtlest form of irony.
  18. (vindication) What herself claimed to feel after the Troopergate verdict, despite the findings of the court.
  19. This verb has a wide range of use, from clearing a person or people of blame (Gen 20:16), to defending (2 Sam 18:31), to exacting revenge (Isa 34:8). Also a noun, vindication.
  20. (v) - clear from blame
  21. clear (charge/blame/suspicion), show, support, defend, establish (existance/merits/justice of), justify (evidence/argument)