HyperDic: acquit

English > 2 senses of the word acquit:
VERBcommunicationacquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
socialacquit, behave, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carrybehave in a certain manner
acquit > pronunciation
Rhymesadmit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > acquit: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpronounce not guilty of criminal charges.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
ModelThey want to acquit the prisoners
Synonymsassoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate
Entailsevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
NarrowerpurgeClear of a charge
vindicateClear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
whitewashexonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
Broaderpronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
OppositeconvictFind or declare guilty
Spanishabsolver, descargar, exculpar, exonerar
Catalandescarregar, exculpar, exonerar
Nounsacquittala judgment of not guilty
English > acquit: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningBehave in a certain manner.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsbehave, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry
Narrowerassert, put forwardinsist on having one's opinions and rights recognized
dealBehave in a certain way towards others
flusterBe flustered
pose, postureBehave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
walk aroundBehave in a certain manner or have certain properties
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
hold, carry, bearsupport or hold in a certain manner
Spanishcomportarse, exiliar
Catalancaptenir-se, comportar-se, conduir-se, exiliar, portar-se

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