What is another word for justified?

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Adjective
Being what is called for by accepted standards of right and wrong
“… the use of force to capture the armed fugitive was fully justified.”
Adjective
Of text, arranged on a page or a computer screen such that the left and right ends of all lines within paragraphs are aligned
Adjective
Based on sound reasoning or information
Adjective
“In my opinion, the decision was wholly justified.”
Verb
Simple past tense for show or prove to be right or reasonable
“Every one of you must first prove and justify each talent and privilege.”
Verb
Simple past tense for be a good reason for
“Without the cash these commercially unviable exchanges would not have supported enough end users to justify the investment.”
Verb
Verb
Simple past tense for to be an acceptable reason for
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