absolve

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Synonyms for absolve

Synonyms for absolve

to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

to free from an obligation or duty

Synonyms for absolve

grant remission of a sin to

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Srinivasan who faked his stepping aside as BCCI president till the probe panel submits its report and absolves his son in law Meiyappan from the charges of betting and spot fixing, be not allowed at any cost to resume his functioning as BCCI president, otherwise he would succeed further in shielding and protecting his son in law in any other such probe in future.
We believe that the company obtained the cheques through deceptive methods, which absolves our client of any criminal intention," the lawyer argued.
All three have submitted appeals to the SFA for wrongful dismissal, believing that video evidence absolves them of blame for their red cards last weekend.
That in no way absolves the governor from responsibility.
When a political hack absolves them with a stroke of the pen.
The indulgence certificate absolves them of the guilt of their past purchases.
Such a recent demise practically absolves post-ice age global warming as the cause of die-offs among these mammals and could undermine climate change as the trigger for extinctions throughout the Western Hemisphere since the last ice age ended some 10,000 years ago.
It is not clear to me how that point absolves clinicians from providing data to support their views, particularly when their views conflict with existing data.
But somehow it seems a little more embarrassing for a priest who, let's say, absolves someone of their "fish" (pescados) instead of their "sins" (pecados).
sign a certificate of insurance that absolves you of responsibility should they have an accident on the job.
In The New Republic, Pipes wrote that while Solzhenitsyn is too eager to exonerate czarist Russia of mistreating its Jewish subjects, and as a consequence is sometimes insensitive to the latter's predicament, "at least he absolves himself of the taint of anti-Semitism.