Detailed Translations for justify from English to Spanish


to justify verb (justifies, justified, justifying)

  1. to justify (answer for)
  2. to justify (answer for)
  3. to justify (prove; verify; demonstrate)
  4. to justify (explain away)
  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:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
comprobar demonstrate; justify; prove; verify affirm; ascertain; assess; audit; calculate; calibrate; check; check out; control; count again; determine; establish; estimate; examine; gauge; go through again; hear; identify; inspect; investigate; measure; prove; research; run over again; study; test; trace; try; verify
dar cuenta de answer for; explain away; justify
demostrar demonstrate; justify; prove; verify bring out; demonstrate; display; exhibit; expose; illustrate; make your point; offer; present; produce; show; show what you mean; take out
evidenciar demonstrate; justify; prove; verify realise; realize; substantiate
explicar answer for; justify clarify; describe; elucidate; enlighten; exemplify; explain; expound; illustrate; light out; make clear; make explicit; make something accessible; make something clear; outline; sketch; spotlight; throw light on
justificar answer for; explain away; justify
legitimar answer for; justify
rendir cuenta answer for; justify
- absolve; apologise; apologize; excuse; free; rationalise; rationalize; vindicate; warrant

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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. to absolve, and declare to be free of blame or sin
  3. give a good, acceptable reason for something
  4. provide an acceptable explanation

Cross Translation:
justify motivar; sincerar; santificar; inocentar; cohonestar; justificar rechtvaardigen — onderbouwen volgens bepaalde ethische beginselen
justify excusar; disculpar; perdonar excuserdisculper dans une certaine mesure, présenter une personne ou une action comme moins coupable qu’elle ne sembler.
justify legitimar; justificar justifier — prouver qu’une chose n’était pas fausse
justify legitimar; justificar justifier — montrer la vérité de ce qu’on avance
justify motivar motiverapporter de la motivation.