To prove or show to be just; to vindicate; to maintain or defend as conformable to law, right, justice, propriety, or duty.
To pronounce free from guilt or blame; to declare or prove to have done that which is just, right, proper, etc.; to absolve; to exonerate; to clear.
To treat as if righteous and just; to pardon; to exculpate; to absolve.
To prove; to ratify; to confirm.
prove, or show the grounds for your conclusions in a convincing form
defend or show adequate grounds for decisions or conclusions.
Show adequate grounds for decisions or conclusions. Answer or refute the main objections likely to be made against them.
Ex 23: 7; Deut 25: 1; Job 9: 20; Is 5: 23; Lk 10: 29; Rom 3:30; Gal 3: 8] To pardon and clear from guilt and merited punishment, and to accept as righteous on account of the merits of the Saviour, or by the application of Christ's atonement to the offender in New Testament Scriptures.
show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
show to be right by providing justification or proof; "vindicate a claim"
let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
When you are instructed to justify your answer you must prove or show grounds for decisions. In such an answer, evidence should be presented in convincing form.
Express valid reasons for accepting a particular interpretation or conclusion, probably including the need to 'argue' (see above) a case.
Support an argument or conclusion
Show adequate grounds for decisions/conclusions/ point of view.