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, exonerate, crystallize, sack up, top, clear, sort out, eject, realize, muster out, drop, bear
behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry(verb)
behave in a certain manner
"She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
exile, digest, abide, express, comport, tolerate, act, pack, have a bun in the oven, support, impart, behave, sway, assoil, extend, carry, guide, lead, deliver, put up, take, stick out, channel, expect, deport, assume, pay, endure, take over, deal, dribble, run, extradite, do, transport, exculpate, stomach, birth, direct, hold, expatriate, transmit, clear, stock, have, acquit, brook, yield, turn out, convey, persuade, post, conduct, suffer, discharge, stand, exonerate, gestate, contain, accept, carry on, stockpile, give birth, wear, bear
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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Translations for acquit
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- дълг, държа се, освобождавам, (от задължение), плащамBulgarian
- begleichen, abzahlen, freisprechenGerman
- exculpar, absolverSpanish
- lunastaa, vapauttaa, hyvittää, suoriutua, maksaaFinnish
- 放免, 解放Japanese
- zich, bevrijden, vrijspreken, afbetalen, kwijtschelden, bewijzen, betalen, verlossen, vervullen, vrijlaten, aflossenDutch
- uniewinnić od zarzutuPolish
- inocentar, absolverPortuguese
- выплачивать, освобождать, выплатить, освободить, расплачиваться, оправдывать, расплатиться, оправдатьRussian
- ödemek, suçsuz bulmak, aklamak, beraat ettirmek, tenzih etmek, muaf tutmakTurkish
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