Definitions for "Vindication"
The act of vindicating, or the state of being vindicated; defense; justification against denial or censure; as, the vindication of opinions; his vindication is complete.
the act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.; "friends provided a vindication of his position"
the justification for some act or belief; "he offered a persuasive defense of the theory"
Keywords:  asserting, thing, claiming, title, own
The claiming a thing as one's own; the asserting of a right or title in, or to, a thing.