Detailed Translations for justify from English to Dutch


to justify verb (justifies, justified, justifying)

  1. to justify (answer for)
    • verantwoorden verb (verantwoord, verantwoordt, verantwoordde, verantwoordden, verantwoord)
  2. to justify (answer for)
    rechtvaardigen; wettigen
  3. to justify (prove; verify; demonstrate)
    aantonen; bewijzen; staven
    • aantonen verb (toon aan, toont aan, toonde aan, toonden aan, aangetoond)
    • bewijzen verb (bewijs, bewijst, bewees, bewezen, bewezen)
    • staven verb (staaf, staaft, staafte, staaften, gestaafd)
  4. to justify (explain away)
    goedpraten; rechtpraten
  5. to justify
    – To adjust horizontal spacing so that text is aligned evenly along both the left and right margins. Justifying text creates a smooth edge on both sides. 1

Conjugations for justify:

  1. justify
  2. justify
  3. justifies
  4. justify
  5. justify
  6. justify
simple past
  1. justified
  2. justified
  3. justified
  4. justified
  5. justified
  6. justified
present perfect
  1. have justified
  2. have justified
  3. has justified
  4. have justified
  5. have justified
  6. have justified
past continuous
  1. was justifying
  2. were justifying
  3. was justifying
  4. were justifying
  5. were justifying
  6. were justifying
  1. shall justify
  2. will justify
  3. will justify
  4. shall justify
  5. will justify
  6. will justify
continuous present
  1. am justifying
  2. are justifying
  3. is justifying
  4. are justifying
  5. are justifying
  6. are justifying
  1. be justified
  2. be justified
  3. be justified
  4. be justified
  5. be justified
  6. be justified
  1. justify!
  2. let's justify!
  3. justified
  4. justifying
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for justify:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
staven barriers; bars
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
aantonen demonstrate; justify; prove; verify
bewijzen demonstrate; justify; prove; verify
goedpraten explain away; justify
rechtpraten explain away; justify
rechtvaardigen answer for; justify
staven demonstrate; justify; prove; verify assent to; confirm; endorse
uitvullen justify
verantwoorden answer for; justify
wettigen answer for; justify
- absolve; apologise; apologize; excuse; free; rationalise; rationalize; vindicate; warrant

Related Words for "justify":

Synonyms for "justify":

Antonyms for "justify":

Related Definitions for "justify":

  1. adjust the spaces between words2
    • justify the margins2
  2. defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning2
  3. show to be right by providing justification or proof2
  4. show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for2
    • The end justifies the means2
  5. let off the hook2
  6. To adjust horizontal spacing so that text is aligned evenly along both the left and right margins. Justifying text creates a smooth edge on both sides.1

Wiktionary Translations for justify:

  1. arrange lines on a page or computer screen
  2. provide an acceptable explanation
  3. give a good, acceptable reason for something
  1. onderbouwen volgens bepaalde ethische beginselen

Cross Translation:
justify excuseren; verontschuldigen; verschonen; billijken; in het gelijk stellen; rechtvaardigen; begenadigen; vergeven excuserdisculper dans une certaine mesure, présenter une personne ou une action comme moins coupable qu’elle ne sembler.
justify rechtvaardigen justifier — prouver qu’une chose n’était pas fausse
justify rechtvaardigen justifier — montrer la vérité de ce qu’on avance
justify motiveren; rechtvaardigen motiverapporter de la motivation.