Hyphenation of justify

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word justify? This word can be hyphenated and contains 3 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of justify:

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
Defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning
Rationalize the child's seemingly crazy behavior He rationalized his lack of success
Let off the hook
I absolve you from this responsibility
Adjust the spaces between words
Justify the margins

Synonyms of justify:

verb warrant, confirm, reassert
verb vindicate, uphold, maintain
verb apologize, apologise, excuse, rationalize, rationalise, defend, support, fend for
verb absolve, free, forgive
verb adjust, set, correct

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