What does the word acquit mean?

Usage examples for acquit

  1. We mean to try you fairly, to acquit or condemn you in strict justice. – The Northern Iron 1907 by 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 by Tobias Smollett
  3. And I acquit you of rapping, rapping at my chamber- door. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson