Absolve in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Absolve

to make (someone) free from guilt, responsibility, etc.

Examples of Absolve in a sentence

The jury’s innocent verdict appears to absolve the defendant of any guilt.  🔊

After the traffic accident, the drunk driver tried to absolve himself of responsibility for the wreck.  🔊

The fact you did not shoot the storeowner during your gang’s robbery does not absolve you of his death.  🔊

If you wish to absolve yourself of your sins, you must first confess them and not repeat the same actions.  🔊

The lack of funding does not absolve the city government from its guilt of not being prepared for the storm.  🔊

When the president granted the prisoner a pardon, he felt the man’s good deeds were enough to absolve him of his wrongdoings.  🔊

Admitting you lied does not absolve you from the guilt of deceiving your spouse.  🔊

While you can expect the court to be more lenient if you turn in the stolen money, you cannot expect that action to absolve you of all blame.  🔊

To absolve Jake from the crime would be a huge injustice since he already admitted to his part in the burglary.  🔊

The five-year warranty does not absolve the car manufacturer from the liability of selling a faulty vehicle.  🔊

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