Legal Definition and Related Resources of Justifiable

Meaning of Justifiable

That which is sanctioned by law; defensible; lawful .

Synonyms of Justifiable


  • acceptable
  • admissible
  • allowable
  • condonable
  • defendable
  • defensible
  • excusable
  • exemptible
  • expiable
  • forgivable
  • inculpable
  • iustus
  • justified
  • lawful
  • legal
  • legalized
  • legitimate
  • legitimus
  • licit
  • maintainable
  • merited
  • meritorious
  • pardonable
  • permitted
  • plausible
  • practicable
  • proper
  • rational
  • reasonable
  • sanctioned
  • sensible
  • sound
  • suitable
  • vindicable
  • warrantable
  • warranted
  • wellgrounded
  • worthy
  • Associated Concepts: defense ofjustification
  • justifiable controversy
  • justifiable homocide

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See Also

  • Battery
  • Homicide







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