acquit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Law To free or clear from a charge or accusation.
    • To release or discharge from a duty.
    • To conduct (oneself) in a specified way: acquitted by herself really through the meeting.
    • Obsolete To repay.
    • To discharge, as a claim or financial obligation; to clear off; to pay off; to requite.
    • to fund; to atone for.
    • to create no-cost, launch or discharge from an obligation, duty, responsibility, burden, or from an accusation or cost; -- now accompanied by of prior to the fee, previously by from
    • To clear a person's self.
    • To bear or carry out a person's self; to perform one's component
  • verb:
    • To declare or find simple; innocent.
    • to create no-cost, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, obligation, burden, or from an accusation or fee.
    • to cover; to atone for
    • To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear down; to pay off; to requite, to meet.
    • To obvious one’s self.
    • To keep or perform one’s self; to do one’s part.
    • To release, set no-cost, relief.
    • last participle of acquit, put no-cost, rid of.
    • pronounce simple of unlawful fees
    • behave in a specific way
  • past-participle:
    • Acquitted; set no-cost; reduce.
  • others:
    • to discharge or discharge, because from an obligation, accusation, shame, censure, suspicion, or whatever is set against or upon an individual as a charge or responsibility; particularly, in law, to pronounce not liable: as, we acquit a man of wicked objectives; the jury acquitted the prisoner.
    • To atone for.
    • to stay, as a debt; requite; pay; discharge; fulfil.
    • With a reflexive pronoun: To clear one's self.
    • To respond; bear or conduct an individual's self: since, the soldier acquitted himself really in battle; the orator acquitted himself indifferently.
    • . To discharge; set no-cost; rescue.
    • Synonyms To exonerate, exculpate, release, set free. See absolve.
    • To act, work, bear, conduct, demean, deport, or quit (one's self).
    • last participle of acquit.

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