- 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 make even or true, as lines of type, by proper spacing;
to adjust, as type. See Justification, 4.
- To form an even surface or true line with something
else; to fit exactly.
- To take oath to the ownership of property sufficient to
qualify one's self as bail or surety.