verb (used with object), vin·di·cat·ed, vin·di·cat·ing.
Origin of vindicate
Examples from the Web for vindicate
The present needs to vindicate the president, whoever he or she may be.
Failing to vindicate a loss or injury is a sign of faulty moral character.
He insists the documents will vindicate him by showing that the CIA program was vital and produced important information.
Whose turn would it be next to pay with his life for attempts to vindicate the birthright of his citizenship?William Lloyd Garrison|Archibald H. Grimke
What will it profit me when far away, though you endeavour to vindicate me and to silence such a calumny?
But my most material objection is, should he attempt to vindicate his own honour, what might be the consequence!Memoirs of Miss Sidney Biddulph|Frances Sheridan
This was, of course, an excellent opportunity for the President to vindicate his own proceeding.A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln|John G. Nicolay
The President from Tennessee left no sons to vindicate his name.T. De Witt Talmage|T. De Witt Talmage