Absolve

in a Sentence

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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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