Synonyms of 'exculpate'
to free from blame or guilt
The judicial inquiry absolved the soldiers.
It will free us of a whole lot of debt.
In a final effort to clear her name, she is writing a book.
He wants to be released from any promise between us.
Two more witnesses were called, heard and dismissed.
Please excuse me for my late arrival.
This decision was fully justified by economic conditions.
You are being discharged on medical grounds.
Hundreds of political prisoners were pardoned and released.
He was acquitted of disorderly behaviour by magistrates.
The director said he had been vindicated by the expert's report.
The official report exonerated the school of any blame.
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in the sense of acquit
to pronounce someone not guiltyHe was acquitted of disorderly behaviour by magistrates.
in the sense of clear
to prove (someone) innocent of a crime or mistakeIn a final effort to clear her name, she is writing a book.
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