HyperDic: exonerate

English > 1 sense of the word exonerate:
VERBcommunicationexonerate, acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
exonerate > pronunciation
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English > exonerate: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
Meaningpronounce not guilty of criminal charges.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
ModelThey want to exonerate the prisoners
Synonymsacquit, assoil, clear, discharge, 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
Adjectivesexonerativeproviding absolution
Nounsexonerationthe act of vindicating or defending against criticism or censure etc.
exonerationthe condition of being relieved from blame or obligation

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