justify oneself

Definition of justify oneself

  1. :  to provide an explanation for one's actions Why should I have to justify myself when it was their fault?

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to prove or show to be just, right, or reasonable

    :  to show to have had a sufficient legal reason

    :  to qualify (oneself) as a surety (see surety 3) by taking oath to the ownership of sufficient property

  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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