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Definition of Vindicate


  1. To lay claim to; to assert a right to; to claim.
  2. To maintain or defend with success; to prove to be valid; to assert convincingly; to sustain against assault; as, to vindicate a right, claim, or title.
  3. To support or maintain as true or correct, against denial, censure, or objections; to defend; to justify.
  4. To maintain, as a law or a cause, by overthrowing enemies.
  5. To liberate; to set free; to deliver.
  6. To avenge; to punish; as, a war to vindicate or punish infidelity.
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Vindicate Translations

vindicate in German is verteidigen, rechtfertigen