Justify vs Rejustify - What's the difference?

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In lang=en terms the difference between justify and rejustify

is that justify is to absolve, and declare to be free of blame or sin while rejustify is to justify again.

As verbs the difference between justify and rejustify

is that justify is to provide an acceptable explanation for while rejustify is to justify again.

justify

English

Alternative forms

* justifie (obsolete)

Verb

  • To provide an acceptable explanation for.
  • How can you justify spending so much money on clothes?
    Paying too much for car insurance is not justified .
  • To be a good, acceptable reason for; warrant.
  • Nothing can justify your rude behaviour last night.
  • * E. Everett
  • Unless the oppression is so extreme as to justify' revolution, it would not ' justify the evil of breaking up a government.
  • To arrange (text) on a page or a computer screen such that the left and right ends of all lines within paragraphs are aligned.
  • The text will look better justified .
  • To absolve, and declare to be free of blame or sin
  • * Shakespeare
  • I cannot justify whom the law condemns.
  • * Bible, Acts xiii. 39
  • By him all that believe are justified' from all things, from which ye could not be ' justified by the law of Moses.
  • To prove; to ratify; to confirm.
  • (Shakespeare)

    rejustify

    English

    Verb

  • To justify again.