acquit

Part of speech: verb

To declare innocent; exculpate; exonerate.

Part of speech: verb

To relieve, as of an obligation; absolve.

Part of speech: verb

To deport ( oneself).

Part of speech: verb

To repay; requite.

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Usage examples "acquit":

  1. We mean to try you fairly, to acquit or condemn you in strict justice. - "The Northern Iron 1907", George A. Birmingham.
  2. Well, then madam, said he, whatever may have happened, I shall find it no difficult matter to acquit myself in point of honour; and took his leave in order to inquire into the consequences of his duel. - "The Adventures of Roderick Random", Tobias Smollett.
  3. And I acquit you of rapping, rapping at my chamber- door. - "The Siege of the Seven Suitors", Meredith Nicholson.