Detailed Translations for justify from English to French


to justify verb (justifies, justified, justifying)

  1. to justify (answer for)
    justifier; légitimer; excuser
    • justifier verb (justifie, justifies, justifions, justifiez, )
    • légitimer verb (légitime, légitimes, légitimons, légitimez, )
    • excuser verb (excuse, excuses, excusons, excusez, )
  2. to justify (prove; verify; demonstrate)
    prouver; démontrer; montrer; mettre en evidence; confirmer; faire ses preuves; justifier; vérifier; attester; manifester; faire voir; établir l'existence de
    • prouver verb (prouve, prouves, prouvons, prouvez, )
    • démontrer verb (démontre, démontres, démontrons, démontrez, )
    • montrer verb (montre, montres, montrons, montrez, )
    • confirmer verb (confirme, confirmes, confirmons, confirmez, )
    • justifier verb (justifie, justifies, justifions, justifiez, )
    • vérifier verb (vérifie, vérifies, vérifions, vérifiez, )
    • attester verb (atteste, attestes, attestons, attestez, )
    • manifester verb (manifeste, manifestes, manifestons, manifestez, )
    • faire voir verb
  3. to justify (explain away)
    justifier; excuser
    • justifier verb (justifie, justifies, justifions, justifiez, )
    • excuser verb (excuse, excuses, excusons, excusez, )
  4. 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
    • justifier verb (justifie, justifies, justifions, justifiez, )

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:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
attester demonstrate; justify; prove; verify appear as a witness; bear testimony; bear witness; declare; do as if; express; feign; give evidence; pretend; sham; testify; testify to
confirmer demonstrate; justify; prove; verify acknowledge viability; assent; assent to; authenticate; bear out; certify; confirm; endorse; hallmark; notice; ratify; seal; signal; support; uphold; validate
démontrer demonstrate; justify; prove; verify assert; contend; demonstrate; expose; illustrate; make your point; show; show what you mean; witness
excuser answer for; explain away; justify excuse; extenuate; forgive; give away; gloss over; misdeal; palliate; pardon; play down; smooth over; trivialise; trivialize
faire ses preuves demonstrate; justify; prove; verify
faire voir demonstrate; justify; prove; verify display; exhibit; offer; present; show
justifier answer for; demonstrate; explain away; justify; prove; verify
légitimer answer for; justify identify; prove identity
manifester demonstrate; justify; prove; verify be on show; display; exhibit; express; express oneself; give expression to; impersonate; manifest; parade; present; reveal oneself; show; speak; spout; talk; unload; utter; ventilate; witness
mettre en evidence demonstrate; justify; prove; verify
montrer demonstrate; justify; prove; verify be on show; bring out; come forward with; come to light; cough up; define; demonstrate; display; draw attention to; exhibit; expose; illustrate; indicate; issue; make your point; offer; parade; pinpoint; point; point out; point to; present; produce; publish; show; show what you mean; signal; take out; turn out; witness
prouver demonstrate; justify; prove; verify realise; realize; substantiate
vérifier demonstrate; justify; prove; verify affirm; audit; check; check out; control; determine; establish; examine; go through again; identify; inquire; inspect; investigate; look up; prove; research; review; study; test; trace; try; verify
établir l'existence de demonstrate; justify; prove; verify
- absolve; apologise; apologize; excuse; free; rationalise; rationalize; vindicate; warrant
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
confirmer confirm

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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. disculper dans une certaine mesure, présenter une personne ou une action comme moins coupable qu’elle ne sembler.
  2. prouver qu’une chose n’était pas fausse
  3. montrer la vérité de ce qu’on avance
  4. (term, Imprimerie, typographie) donner à une ligne la longueur qu’elle doit avoir
  5. apporter de la motivation.

Cross Translation:
justify justifier rechtvaardigen — onderbouwen volgens bepaalde ethische beginselen
justify prouver; justifier begründen — einen Grund, eine Ursache für etwas benennen