exonerate


Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for exonerate

Synonyms for exonerate

to free from a charge or imputation of guilt

Synonyms for exonerate

pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

References in periodicals archive ?
2) No plea of guilty or nolo contendere to a felony shall be accepted by a court without the court first inquiring of the defendant and of counsel for the defendant and the state as to physical evidence containing DNA known to exist that could exonerate the defendant.
Despite their dissatisfaction with the police, and despite their inclination to exonerate and acquit, Cook County jurors stood squarely with the city's law enforcers.
Although the family, politicians and, according to Coderre, a good portion of the general public are in favor of the bill to exonerate the Metis leader, not everyone sees it as a breakthrough.
The generic wording in these letters may not specifically exonerate the officer, leaving the officer and the officer's employer to wonder if the report lacked sufficient evidence to support a prosecution or if the officer acted properly.
An editorial by Marcia Angell, NEJM's executive editor, supports the Mayo group's contention that a study the size of theirs cannot fully exonerate implants.
DNA evidence also helped exonerate Ricardo Rachell.
Among the witnesses will be Steve Saloom of The Innocence Project, a program that began in 1992 at the Benjamin Cardozo Law School in New York City to utilize post-conviction DNA tests to help exonerate wrongfully convicted inmates.
THE TEAM AT the Cardozo School of Law's Innocence Project, among other researchers, have used DNA evidence to exonerate 152 people convicted of crimes they didn't commit.
Further evidence seems to exonerate Braxton, and the hunt for the killer brings Truman full circle, back to Versailles and a shocking family revelation, followed by an even more shocking act of violence.
He cannot then exonerate himself of all responsibility for that action, just as Steve Bruce cannot exonerate himself of responsibility for the way his team plays.
If accurate, such measurements would exonerate CFCs and recast the ozone hole as a natural phenomenon.
With tools that expedite and expand the forensic laboratory's capacity to make positive identification, we can better support law enforcement and public safety professionals in their efforts to prosecute the guilty and exonerate the innocent.
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.
He will exonerate himself, naturally, whatever the inquiry concludes.
While a new Dutch study does not exonerate red meats, it does suggest that the accusatory finger should be pointed at processed meats, "mainly sausages.