Translation of "vindicate" - English-Spanish dictionary

vindicate

verb uk /ˈvɪn.dɪ.keɪt/ us

to prove that what someone said or did was right or true, after other people thought it was wrong

justificar
The decision to include Morris in the team was completely vindicated when he scored two goals.
The investigation vindicated her complaint about the newspaper.

to prove that someone is not guilty or is free from blame, after other people blamed them

vindicar
They said they welcomed the trial as a chance to vindicate themselves.
vindication noun uk /ˌvɪn.dɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us

vindicación, reivindicación, justificación
The army’s victory is being seen as (a) vindication of their tactics.

(Translation of “vindicate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)