Synonyms for justification

Synonyms for (noun) justification

Synonyms: justification

Definition: the act of defending or explaining or making excuses for by reasoning

Usage: the justification of barbarous means by holy ends- H.J.Muller

Similar words: vindication, exoneration

Definition: the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.

Usage: friends provided a vindication of his position


Synonyms: justification

Definition: something (such as a fact or circumstance) that shows an action to be reasonable or necessary

Usage: he considered misrule a justification for revolution

Similar words: circumstance, condition, consideration

Definition: information that should be kept in mind when making a decision

Usage: another consideration is the time it would take


Synonyms: justification

Definition: a statement in explanation of some action or belief

Similar words: explanation, account

Definition: a statement that makes something comprehensible by describing the relevant structure or operation or circumstances etc.

Usage: the explanation was very simple; I expected a brief account