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Another word for justification

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Noun
  1. A statement that justifies or defends something, such as a past action or policy

    See also:

    attack

  2. A statement of causes or motives

    See also:

    explain

  3. A justifying fact or consideration

      1. A judicial writ authorizing the search or seizure of property, arrest of a person, or the execution of a legal judgment.
      2. A voucher authorizing payment or receipt of money.
      3. An option to buy stock at a specified price from an issuing company.
      1. The basis or motive for an action, decision, or conviction:
      2. A declaration made to explain or justify action, decision, or conviction:
      3. A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
      1. The act of founding, especially the establishment of an institution with provisions for future maintenance.
      2. The basis on which a thing stands, is founded, or is supported.
      3. Funds for the perpetual support of an institution; an endowment.
      1. A foundation upon which something rests.
      2. The chief constituent; the fundamental ingredient:
      3. The fundamental principle.
    See also:

    true

  4. That which provides a reason or justification

      1. For what purpose, reason, or cause; with what intention, justification, or motive:
      2. The reason, cause, or purpose for which:
      3. On account of which; for which.
      1. For what purpose or reason; why.
      2. Therefore.
      3. A purpose or cause:
      1. The basis or motive for an action, decision, or conviction:
      2. A declaration made to explain or justify action, decision, or conviction:
      3. A fact or cause that explains why something exists or has occurred:
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. The condition or quality of being necessary.
      2. Something necessary:
      3. Something dictated by invariable physical laws.
      1. The solid surface of the earth.
      2. The floor of a body of water, especially the sea.
      3. Soil; earth:
      1. The producer of an effect, result, or consequence.
      2. The one, such as a person, event, or condition, that is responsible for an action or result.
      3. A basis for an action or response; a reason:
      1. To say in a loud voice; announce:
      2. To demand or ask for the presence of:
      3. To demand or ask for a meeting of; convene or convoke:

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