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Word of the Day - Absolve

How to Pronounce Absolve
How to Pronounce Absolve

Absolve – ax b z oh l v

Set someone free of blame or guilt

I absolve you of the crime.

Definition verb

to free from guilt or blame or their consequences

to set free or release, as from some duty, obligation, or responsibility (usually followed by from):to be absolved from one's oath.

to grant pardon for.


1. to grant or pronounce remission of sins to.

2. to remit (a sin) by absolution.

3. to declare (censure, as excommunication) removed.

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Synonyms for absolve

exculpate, clear, liberate, exempt, excuse, forgive.

Dictionary Entries near absolve

absolution, absolutism, absolutive, absolutize, absolutory, absolve, absonant, absorb, absorbable gelatin film, absorbable suture, absorbance

First known use

1525–35; <Latin absolvere, equivalent to ab-ab- + solvere to loosen;

Word of the Day - Absolve
Word of the Day - Absolve

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