To make even or true, as lines of type, by proper spacing; to align (text) at the left (left justify) or right (right justify) margins of a column or page, or at both margins; to adjust, as type. See Justification, 4.
To form an even surface or true line with something else; to fit exactly.
To space out type set copy so that each line is equal or flush.
To evenly space out text between the left and right margins. In force justification, the last line of the paragraph is also evenly spaced.
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.
To show (a person) to have had a sufficient legal reason for an act that has been made the subject of a charge or accusation.
To qualify (one's self) as a surety by taking oath to the ownership of sufficient property.
To take oath to the ownership of property sufficient to qualify one's self as bail or surety.