Word of the Day - Absolve
Absolve – ax b z oh l v
Set someone free of blame or guilt
I absolve you of the crime.
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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First known use
1525–35; <Latin absolvere, equivalent to ab-ab- + solvere to loosen;