acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate(verb)
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry(verb)
behave in a certain manner
"She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"
Past participle of acquit, set free, rid of.
To declare or find not guilty; innocent.
To set free, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or charge.
The jury acquitted the prisoner of the charge.
To pay for; to atone for
To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to pay off; to requite, to fulfill.
To clear one's self.
To bear or conduct one's self; to perform one's part.
To release, set free, rescue.
Origin: From aquiten, from aquiter, equivalent to . See quit, and compare acquiet.
acquitted; set free; rid of
to discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to pay off; to requite
to pay for; to atone for
to set free, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or charge; -- now followed by of before the charge, formerly by from; as, the jury acquitted the prisoner; we acquit a man of evil intentions
to clear one's self
to bear or conduct one's self; to perform one's part; as, the soldier acquitted himself well in battle; the orator acquitted himself very poorly
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ak-kwit′, v.t. to free: to release: to settle, as a debt: to behave or conduct (one's self): to declare innocent (with of before the thing of which acquitted):—pr.p. acquit′ting; pa.p. acquit′ted.—ns. Acquit′tal, a judicial discharge from an accusation; Acquit′tance, a discharge from an obligation or debt: a receipt in evidence of such a discharge.—v.t. (Shak.), to acquit, clear. [O. Fr. acquiter—L. ad, to, quietāre, to give rest. See Quit.]
The numerical value of Acquit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Acquit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I saw somebody who was very angry, who was very nervous, and I saw rage that a lot of people said,' well of course you're going to see rage he's being falsely accused,' but it is at all times you're to acquit yourself with a demeanor that's becoming of Supreme Court.
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- дълг, държа се, освобождавам, (от задължение), плащамBulgarian
- begleichen, abzahlen, freisprechenGerman
- exculpar, absolverSpanish
- lunastaa, vapauttaa, hyvittää, suoriutua, maksaaFinnish
- 放免, 解放Japanese
- zich, bevrijden, vrijspreken, afbetalen, kwijtschelden, bewijzen, betalen, verlossen, vervullen, vrijlaten, aflossenDutch
- uniewinnić od zarzutuPolish
- inocentar, absolverPortuguese
- выплачивать, освобождать, выплатить, освободить, расплачиваться, оправдывать, расплатиться, оправдатьRussian
- ödemek, suçsuz bulmak, aklamak, beraat ettirmek, tenzih etmek, muaf tutmakTurkish
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