Noun alibi has 2 senses
  1. alibi - (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question
    --1 is a kind of
    defense, defence, vindication
    Derived form: verb alibi1
  2. excuse, alibi, exculpation, self-justification - a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable"
    --2 is a kind of defense, defence, vindication
    --2 has particulars: extenuation, mitigation
    Derived form: verb alibi1
,Verb alibi has 1 sense
  1. alibi - exonerate by means of an alibi
    --1 is one way to
    excuse, explain
    Derived forms: noun alibi2, noun alibi1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something