Definitions for exonerateɪgˈzɒn əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate(verb)

    pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

    "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

Wiktionary

  1. exonerate(Verb)

    To relieve (someone or something) of a load; to unburden (a load).

  2. exonerate(Verb)

    Of a body of water, to discharge (oneself), empty oneself.

  3. exonerate(Verb)

    To free from an obligation, responsibility or task.

  4. exonerate(Verb)

    To free from accusation or blame.

  5. Origin: From the participle stem of exonerare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exonerate(verb)

    to unload; to disburden; to discharge

  2. Exonerate(verb)

    to relieve, in a moral sense, as of a charge, obligation, or load of blame resting on one; to clear of something that lies upon oppresses one, as an accusation or imputation; as, to exonerate one's self from blame, or from the charge of avarice

  3. Exonerate(verb)

    to discharge from duty or obligation, as a ball

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ammon Bundy:

    We believe we have enough of this to exonerate the Hammonds, if that is the only thing that is accomplished, then it will be well worth our effort.

  2. Liberty Institute President Kelly Shackelford:

    We always knew that when the facts came to light, the Navy would exonerate Chaplain Modder, religious liberty is our first freedom and essential for our men and women in uniform.

  3. District Attorney Jackie Lacey:

    Whenever we receive new credible information that may exonerate a person, the responsibility is on us, as prosecutors, to re-examine the facts and, if appropriate, to seek to vacate a wrongful conviction.

  4. Liberty Institute attorney Michael Berry:

    We believe the Navy will exonerate Chaplain Chaplain Modder and restore Chaplain Modder to continue Chaplain Modder true calling of ministering to sailors and Marines as Chaplain Modder has done for the past 15 years.

  5. Sheikh Ashraf Saad:

    But we can't exonerate the West for its insulting of the prophet. I'm not justifying what happened, but these are causes, just as we condemn extremists, we must also condemn these freedoms that have reached the point of insulting the prophet.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • оправдавам, освобождавам от задължениеBulgarian
  • ospravedlnitCzech
  • befreien, lossprechen, erleichtern, entbinden, ausleeren, freisprechen, entleeren, entlasten, abfließen, abnehmenGerman
  • exculpar, exonerarSpanish
  • ontheffen, vrijsprekenDutch
  • освобождать, оправдать, разгрузить, опустошаться, освободить, оправдывать, разгружать, опустошитьсяRussian
  • frikänna, rentvåSwedish
  • ปลดเปลื้องภาระThai

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