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Synonyms for justify

to show to be just, right, or valid

to be a proper or sufficient occasion for

to support against arguments, attack, or criticism

to offer reasons for or a cause of

Synonyms for justify

show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for

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show to be right by providing justification or proof

defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning

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This exception provides that "[t]he agency shall justify withholding any record by demonstrating that the record in question is exempt under express provisions of this chapter or that on the facts of the particular case the public interest served by not making the record public clearly outweighs the public interest served by the disclosure of the record."(39)
A person having an experience of a dog might have other simultaneous experiences that justify the belief that his eyes are working normally.
OSHA can do that if it provides separate scientific studies and economic analyses to justify the limits on each agent, notes Peter T.
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He added, "We believe that it is intended to end it in Syria to justify the American withdrawal from there and to re-strengthen it in Iraq to justify the continued presence in Iraq."/End
Trainer Bob Baffert and Justify's owners said caution over the horse's ankle condition made it impossible to tell if he'd be healthy enough to race by the fall.
Smith considered Justify a horse who couldn't be beaten and called him a "truly a gift from God."
Senator Panfilo Lacson on Saturday said government should 'not justify' but instead 'do something' about the high inflation and 'weak' peso exchange rates.
How could revolutionaries justify provoking a civil war, how should their opponents subdue the uprising, and how did military commanders restrain the ensuing violence?
At issue is whether Justify's triumph in the 150th Belmont Stakes was aided by the unusual ride of jockey Florent Geroux aboard Restoring Hope and the relationship that longshot had with Justify.
Justify won the Belmont Stakes in New York over the weekend to claim US thoroughbred racing's coveted Triple Crown, becoming just the second horse to achieve the feat since 1978 and the 13th overall.
New York, June 10 (ONA) The horse "Justify" defied all the
It will be Justify's Triple Crown to lose on Saturday night in New York in the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes. The Bob Baffert-trained colt entered both the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness Stakes as the favorite, and came out on top each time and in muddy conditions.
While it is common to see his name associated with political and civic movements - he recently threw his support behind the anti-Brexit campaign - it emerged this week his reach may truly be as long as his detractors claim, as according to the New York Times Soros owns a share of the breeding rights to Justify.
Justify looked very impressive on the way to Kentucky Derby glory.