verb (used with object), vin·di·cat·ed, vin·di·cat·ing.
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Barrios said Monday that his opponent, San Diego Community College Trustee Sean Elo-Rivera, was behind the allegations of financial impropriety, but erroneously claimed that he had already been vindicated by four different organizations.Gómez ‘Pausing’ Barrios Support Amid Criminal Investigation|Andrew Keatts|August 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Late Monday, Barrios issued a press release defending himself, in which he made four specific claims about the various entities that had already vindicated him of the charges.
After the Union-Tribune reported he was under criminal investigation, Kelvin Barrios, a candidate in the District 9 City Council race, issued a press release announcing four ways in which he had been vindicated.Barrios Makes Dubious Claims on Investigations Into His Spending|Jesse Marx|August 25, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Let’s go after the bad guys, even those who committed these violations two or three years ago, beyond the previous statute of limitations, and make sure that the consumer interest is vindicated here.
Maybe at some level, we may be drawn to those stories perhaps because they may seem to vindicate our own failures to intervene in some cases.5 Psychology Terms You’re Probably Misusing (Ep. 334 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|January 9, 2020|Freakonomics
The present needs to vindicate the president, whoever he or she may be.
And even if that was true, it wouldn't vindicate a disparity that plainly affected her and presumably other women at the paper.The Hypocrisy Behind The New York Times’s Abrupt Decapitation of Jill Abramson|Robert Shrum|May 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Failing to vindicate a loss or injury is a sign of faulty moral character.
Some top White House aide is dispatched to tell us pooh-poohers that events ultimate will vindicate the president.
History, the White House always says, will vindicate the president.
I thought it not convenient to vindicate him much now, but time will serve when I will do it, and I am bound to do it.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys
She could not vindicate her friend without criminating her father.The Two Admirals|J. Fenimore Cooper
But I cannot vindicate Kingston society against the charge of surpassing dulness.
I write this story not to vindicate my own wit nor to point out new paths for human thought to follow.The Iron Puddler|James J. Davis
In this manner did Providence take the cunning persecutor in his own snare, and vindicate the cause of his oppressed people.Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. I|Francis Augustus Cox