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.]
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To release or set free from an obligation, accusation, guilt, censure, suspicion, or whatever devolves upon a person as a charge or duty; as, the court acquits the accused. This word has also the reflexive signification of “to bear, or conduct one’s self;” as, the soldier acquitted himself well in battle.
The numerical value of acquit in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of acquit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of acquit in a Sentence
The John Bolton revelations are stark, and when Mr. Sekulow gets up and says one of the reasons you should vote to acquit is we don't have any eyewitness accounts and at the same time the man he's representing, Donald Trump, is preventing those eyewitnesses, they lose a lot of ground.
Id tell the president, if somebody is ready to acquit you, Id sort of get out of the way.
If you find that The House has proved( The House) case and still vote to acquit, you'll name will be tied to The President with a cord of steel and through all of history.
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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