Justifiably
Justifiable Jus"ti*fi`a*ble, a. [Cf. F. justifiable. See {Justify}.] Capable of being justified, or shown to be just. [1913 Webster]

Just are the ways of God, And justifiable to men. --Milton.

Syn: Defensible; vindicable; warrantable; excusable; exculpable; authorizable. -- {Jus"ti*fi`a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Jus"ti*fi`a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • justifiably — adverb see justifiable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • justifiably — See justifiability. * * * …   Universalium

  • justifiably — adverb in a justifiable manner; with justification …   Wiktionary

  • justifiably — jus·ti·fi·a·bly || dÊ’ÊŒstɪfaɪəblɪ adv. in a justifiable manner, defensibly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • justifiably — jus·ti·fi·ably …   English syllables

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  • with reason — JUSTIFIABLY, justly, legitimately, rightly, reasonably. → reason * * * adverb : with good cause : justifiably have chosen to do so with reason …   Useful english dictionary

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