Absolve

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Absolve: To set free, or release, as from some obligation, debt, orresponsibility, or from the consequences of guilt or such ties as itwould be sin or guilt to violate to Do you have knowledge, Definitions or data to publish about Absolve? Dictionary UK is open for edits.

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Meaning of Absolve:

1. To set free, or release, as from some obligation, debt, orresponsibility, or from the consequences of guilt or such ties as itwould be sin or guilt to violate

2. to pronounce free

3. as, to absolve asubject from his allegiance

4. to absolve an offender, which amounts toan acquittal and remission of his punishment.Halifax was absolved by a majority of fourteen. Macaulay.

5. To free from a penalty

6. to pardon

7. to remit (a sin)

8. said ofthe sin or guilt.In his name I absolve your perjury. Gibbon.

9. To finish

10. to accomplish. [Obs.]The work begun, how soon absolved. Milton.

11. To resolve or explain. [Obs.] "We shall not absolve the doubt."Sir T. Browne.Syn. To Absolve, Exonerate, Acquit. We speak of a man as absolved fromsomething that binds his conscience, or involves the charge ofwrongdoing

12. as, to absolve from allegiance or from the obligation ofan oath, or a promise. We speak of a person as exonerated, when he isreleased from some burden which had rested upon him

13. as, to exoneratefrom suspicion, to exonerate from blame or odium. It implies a purelymoral acquittal. We speak of a person as acquitted, when a decisionhas been made in his favor with reference to a specific charge,either by a jury or by disinterested persons

14. as, he was acquitted ofall participation in the crime.

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