Synonyms of justification


1. justification, circumstance, condition, consideration

usage: something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary; "he considered misrule a justification for revolution"

2. justification, explanation, account

usage: a statement in explanation of some action or belief

3. justification, vindication, exoneration

usage: the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning; "the justification of barbarous means by holy ends"- H.J.Muller

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Definition and meaning of justification (Dictionary)