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Synonyms for exculpate
ˈɛk skʌlˌpeɪt, ɪkˈskʌl peɪtex·cul·pate

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exculpate

    To absolve, in the strict sense, is to set free from any bond. One may be absolved from a promise by a breach of faith on the part of one to whom the promise was made. To absolve from sins is formally to remit their condemnation and penalty, regarded as a bond upon the soul. "Almighty God ... pardoneth and absolveth all those who truly repent, and unfeignedly believe his holy Gospel." Book of Common Prayer, Declar. of Absol. To acquit of sin or crime is to free from the accusation of it, pronouncing one guiltless; the innocent are rightfully acquitted; the guilty may be mercifully absolved. Compare PARDON.

    Synonyms:
    absolve, acquit, clear, discharge, exempt, exonerate, forgive, free, liberate, pardon, pardon, release, set free

    Antonyms:
    accuse, bind, charge, compel, condemn, convict, impeach, inculpate, obligate, oblige

    Preposition:
    One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exculpate

    Synonyms:
    defend, vindicate, exonerate, acquit, release

    Antonyms:
    charge, inculpate, implicate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpateverb

    pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

    "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

    Synonyms:
    unload, earn, exhaust, net, comport, dispatch, pull in, complete, bring in, expel, enlighten, sack, authorize, behave, straighten out, assoil, release, go off, drop off, shed light on, empty, crystalise, illuminate, light up, acquit, crystalize, deport, make, fire, crystallise, gain, take in, free, realise, carry, solve, unclutter, set down, pass, put down, elucidate, brighten, authorise, conduct, clear up, discharge, exonerate, crystallize, sack up, top, clear, sort out, eject, realize, muster out, drop, bear

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exculpateverb

    Synonyms:
    absolve, exonerate, acquit, clear, excuse, pardon, justify, vindicate, set right, apologize for, make allowance for, put in a good word for

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How to use exculpate in a sentence?

  1. Mimi Haleyi:

    If they are engaging in speculation as to my client, I believe that they are lacking in facts which would exculpate their client Mr. Harvey Weinstein.

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