Synonyms of justify in English:

justify


See definition of justify

verb

1‘marketing directors were pressed to justify the expenditure’

SYNONYMS

give grounds for, give reasons for, give a justification for, show just cause for, explain, give an explanation for, account for, prove to be reasonable, show to be reasonable, provide a rationale for, rationalize

defend, answer for, vindicate, substantiate, uphold, sustain

establish, legitimize, legitimatize

2‘the situation was grave enough to justify further investigation’

SYNONYMS

warrant, be good reason for, be a justification for

bear out, confirm, validate