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.
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