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Synonyms for alibiˈæl əˌbaɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alibi(noun)

    (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question

    excuse, exculpation, self-justification

  2. excuse, alibi, exculpation, self-justification(verb)

    a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.

    apology, excuse, exculpation, alibi, self-justification

  3. alibi(verb)

    exonerate by means of an alibi

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List of paraphrases:

alibis, excuse, pretext

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