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/ˈjəstəˌfī/,
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justifies, 3rd person singular present; justified, past participle; justifying, present participle; justified, past tense;
  1. Show or prove to be right or reasonable
    • - the person appointed has fully justified our confidence
  2. Be a good reason for
    • - the situation was grave enough to justify further investigation
  3. Declare or make righteous in the sight of God

  4. Adjust (a line of type or piece of text) so that the print fills a space evenly or forms a straight edge at one or both margins


  1. show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
  2. show to be right by providing justification or proof; "vindicate a claim"
  3. apologize: defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning; "rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior"; "he rationalized his lack of success"
  4. absolve: let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
  5. adjust the spaces between words; "justify the margins"
  6. (justification) something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary; "he considered misrule a justification for revolution"
  7. "Justify" is the third single by Scott Stapp and the second from his debut album, The Great Divide, released in 2005. Stapp toured with INXS in support of this song in the summer of 2006.
  8. (Justification (legal)) Justification can be a defense in a prosecution for a criminal offense. When an act is justified, a person is not criminally liable even though his act would otherwise constitute an offense.
  9. (Justification (typesetting)) In typesetting, justification (can also be referred to as 'full justification') is the typographic alignment setting of text or images within a column or "measure" to align along both the left and right margin. Text set this way is said to be "justified".
  10. (Justified (album)) Justified is the debut album by American pop singer Justin Timberlake. Released during the hiatus of the group *NSYNC, the album signaled Timberlake's desire to craft a more mature image than that of a "boy band member". ...
  11. (Justified (TV series)) Justified is an American television drama series created by Graham Yost based on the fictional character Raylan Givens, a U.S. Marshal, from Elmore Leonard's novels Pronto and Riding the Rap and his short story "Fire in the Hole". ...
  12. To provide an acceptable explanation for; To be a good, acceptable reason for; warrant; To arrange (text) on a page or a computer screen such that the left and right ends of all lines within paragraphs are aligned; To absolve, and declare to be free of blame or sin
  13. (Justification) Adjusting the spacing or hyphenation of words and characters to fill a given line of text from end to end. Sometimes referred to as word spacing.
  14. (Justification) the process by which sinful human beings are made acceptable to a holy GOD.
  15. (Justification) is the doctrine that God pardons, accepts, and declares a sinner to be "just" on the basis of Christ's righteousness (Rom 3:24-26; 4:25; 5:15-21) which results in God's peace (Rom 5:1), His Spirit (Rom 8:4), and salvation. ...
  16. Justification means adding extra spaces to lines of text to make them come exactly to a specified width. See section Filling Text.
  17. (Justification) Mormon: Unfamiliar term to most Mormons.  Mormonism describes it as God's strict confirmation of the merits or demerits of man's own actions.  In other words, LDS justification is God's act of rewarding people on their own actions, rewarding right and punishing wrong. ...
  18. (justification) the process of achieving eternal salvation
  19. Justification is an act of God’s free grace, wherein he pardons all our sins, and accepts us as righteous in His sight, only for the righteousness of Christ imputed to us, and received by faith alone.
  20. (JUSTIFICATION) The act whereby God forgives the sins of a believer and begins to transform him or her into a righteous person. No person can earn justification by works of righteousness, for justification is the gift of God given to those who respond to the gospel with faith. ...
  21. (6. Justification) A legal declaration. God declares the sinner not guilty because of his faith in what Jesus accomplished. Once the person believes they are in Christ there is no guilt only righteousness.
  22. (JUSTIFICATION) God's gracious act of forgiving sinners and treating them as if they had never sinned, based on the imputation of Christ's righteousness, and appropriated by living faith
  23. (JUSTIFICATION) The act by which a party accused shows and maintains a good and legal reason in court, why he did the thing he is called upon to answer.
  24. (JUSTIFICATION) The reason you and/or your character take an action.
  25. (Justification (Population Occurrence Viability Criteria)) Basis for the criteria used as a basis for designating occurrence viability as excellent, good, fair, or poor, including citations if available.