Vindication

  • 1 Vindication — Vin di*ca tion, n. [L. vindicatio a laying claim, defense, vindication. See {Vindicate}.] 1. The act of vindicating, or the state of being vindicated; defense; justification against denial or censure; as, the vindication of opinions; his… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Vindication — may refer to: * Vindication (album), an album by Norwegian thrash metal band Susperia * Vindication (film), an upcoming film, written and directed by Bart Mastronardi *Vindication (horse), an American thoroughbred race horse, (2000 2008) …

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  • 3 Vindication — (v. lat. Vindicatio), 1) im Allgemeinen jede dingliche od. Realklage, welche wegen der Zuständigkeit eines dinglichen Rechtes (Jus in re) gegen denjenigen gegeben ist, welcher sich unrechtmäßiger Weise in den Besitz dieser Sache od. des Rechtes… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 4 Vindication — Vindication, lat. deutsch, gerichtliche Verfolgung dinglicher Rechte, namentlich des Eigenthums, aber auch der Pfandobjecte, Erbgüter u.s.w., gegen jeden Inhaber der streitigen Sache. V., Rache, Vertheidigung, Rettung; vindiciren, rächen,… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 5 vindication — index absolution, acquittal, advocacy, compurgation, condonation, corroboration, exoneration, indemnity …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 vindication — late 15c., act of avenging, revenge, from L. vindicationem (nom. vindicatio) act of claiming or avenging, from vindicare to set free, lay claim to, assert, avenge (related to vindicta revenge ), probably from vim dicare to show authority, from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 vindication — [vin΄də kā′shən] n. [LME vyndycacion < L vindicatio, a claiming < vindicare: see VINDICATE] 1. a vindicating or being vindicated 2. a fact or circumstance that vindicates, or justifies …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Vindication — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Vindication >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 vindication vindication justification warrant Sgm: N 1 exoneration exoneration exculpation Sgm: N 1 acquittal acquittal &c. 970 Sgm: N 1 whitewashing whitewashing …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 vindication — /vin di kay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of vindicating. 2. the state of being vindicated. 3. defense; excuse; justification: Poverty was a vindication for his thievery. 4. something that vindicates: Subsequent events were her vindication. [1475 85; <… …

    Universalium

  • 10 vindication — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Clearing from an accusation Nouns 1. vindication, justification, warrant; exoneration, exculpation; acquittal; whitewashing; extenuation; palliation, softening, mitigation. See justice. 2. reply, defense …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 vindication — /vɪndəˈkeɪʃən/ (say vinduh kayshuhn) noun 1. the act of vindicating. 2. the state of being vindicated. 3. defence or justification. 4. something that vindicates: the success of his plan was the real vindication …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 vindication — vindicate ► VERB 1) clear of blame or suspicion. 2) show to be right or justified. DERIVATIVES vindication noun. ORIGIN Latin vindicare claim, avenge …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 vindication — noun 1. the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc. (Freq. 6) friends provided a vindication of his position • Syn: ↑exoneration • Derivationally related forms: ↑exonerate (for: ↑exoneration) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 vindication — noun Date: 1613 an act of vindicating ; the state of being vindicated; specifically justification against denial or censure ; defense …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 vindication — noun a) the act of vindicating or the state of being vindicated b) evidence, facts, statements or arguments that justify a claim or belief …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 vindication — The pragmatic approach to the problem of induction associated with Reichenbach and Herbert Feigl (1902–88), that tries to show not that inductively based conclusions will be true, nor even that they will probably be true, but instead that there… …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 17 vindication — Synonyms and related words: absolution, acquittal, acquittance, clearance, clearing, compurgation, destigmatization, destigmatizing, discharge, disculpation, dismissal, exculpation, excuse, exoneration, explanation, forgiveness, justification,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 vindication — vin·di·ca·tion || ‚vɪndɪ keɪʃn n. justification; proof of innocence, acquittal; defense used in an argument …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 vindication — n. 1. Justification, defence, excuse, apology. 2. Assertion, maintenance, support …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 vindication — n 1. acquittal, acquittance, acquitting, compurgation, exculpation, exculpating, proof or declaration of innocence, removal of guilt, freedom from blame, absolution, absolving; exoneration, exonerating, redress, righting, setting or putting right …

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