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not guilty

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  1. not guiltynoun

    Antonyms:
    guilty

  2. not guiltynoun

    Of a person, legally innocent of a crime which they have been accused of in a court of law.

    He was found not guilty because there was a reasonable doubt.

    Antonyms:
    guilty

  3. not guiltynoun

    Innocent.

    The jury said he was not guilty. I knew he wouldn't have done something like that.

    Antonyms:
    guilty

  4. not guiltynoun

    Antonyms:
    guilty

  5. not guiltynoun

    Antonyms:
    guilty

  6. not guiltynoun

    Synonyms:
    innocent, acquittal

Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquitted, not guiltyadjective

    declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless

    "he stands acquitted on all charges"; "the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity"

    Synonyms:
    acquitted

    Antonyms:
    guilty

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How to use not guilty in a sentence?

  1. Ilya Shapiro:

    That’s his worst case, he has a lot of good opinions on… police needing a warrant (and opposing) laws drawn so broadly that prosecutors are convicting people who are not guilty… Clearly, he defers to the government on national security grounds, but most judges and justices do anyway.

  2. James Lee Bright:

    He believes he will be found not guilty, he has no reason to flee. He has no passport. He has nowhere to go.

  3. Norman Seabrook:

    Absolutely not guilty sir.

  4. Eric Love:

    140 million Joe Exotic fans had a hard time getting out of bed this morning. We are as disappointed that [Trump] did not sign Joe’s Pardon, as we were confident [Tuesday] that he would. It is only because of you 140 million fans that Joe’s Pardon was even a possibility. Since his trial, the evidence has made it clear that Joe is not guilty but, rather, he is a victim of the persons he trusted most.

  5. Ben Brafman:

    Mr. Weinstein intends to enter a plea of not guilty and vigorously defend against these unsupported allegations that he strongly denies, we will soon formally move to dismiss the indictment and if this case actually proceeds to trial, we expect Mr. Weinstein to be acquitted.


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