acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate(verb)
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
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, exculpate, unclutter, set down, pass, put down, elucidate, brighten, authorise, conduct, clear up, discharge, crystallize, sack up, top, clear, sort out, eject, realize, muster out, drop, bear
To relieve (someone or something) of a load; to unburden (a load).
Of a body of water, to discharge (oneself), empty oneself.
To free from an obligation, responsibility or task.
To free from accusation or blame.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
One is absolved from (rarely of) a promise, a sin, etc.
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How to use exonerate in a sentence?
They don't have to exonerate him, Attorney General William Barr got ta prove he's guilty, even for impeachment.
Based on what we have heard, we expect that a suitable explanation will be given, the explanation and the( independent) test that has been done seem that they might, in my opinion, exonerate the athlete.
Instead of retreating behind a wall of silence, they came forward swiftly to unequivocally exonerate Mr. Al Menhali, which is extremely important in restoring Al Menhali dignity and reputation.
Whenever we receive new credible information that may exonerate a person, the responsibility is on us, as prosecutors, to re-examine the facts and, if appropriate, to seek to vacate a wrongful conviction.
We believe the Navy will exonerate Chaplain Chaplain Modder and restore Chaplain Modder to continue Chaplain Modder true calling of ministering to sailors and Marines as Chaplain Modder has done for the past 15 years.
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- оправдавам, освобождавам от задължениеBulgarian
- befreien, lossprechen, erleichtern, entbinden, ausleeren, freisprechen, entleeren, entlasten, abfließen, abnehmenGerman
- exculpar, exonerarSpanish
- ontheffen, vrijsprekenDutch
- освобождать, оправдать, разгрузить, опустошаться, освободить, оправдывать, разгружать, опустошитьсяRussian
- frikänna, rentvåSwedish
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