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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