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acquit

see definition of acquit
  • verbannounce removal of blame
  • verbbehave some way
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Synonyms for acquit

verb announce removal of blame
  • absolve
  • clear
  • discharge
  • exonerate
  • free
  • let go
  • vindicate
  • deliver
  • exculpate
  • excuse
  • liberate
  • release
  • relieve
  • whitewash
  • blink at
  • disculpate
  • let off
  • let off the hook
  • wink at
  • wipe off

Antonyms for acquit

  • accuse
  • blame
  • charge
  • condemn
  • convict
  • hold
  • incarcerate
  • incriminate
  • punish
  • sentence
  • keep
  • limit
  • restrain
  • censure
  • damn
  • denounce
  • doom
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to acquit

absolve

verb. free from responsibility, duty

absolved

verb. free from responsibility, duty

beat the rap

verb. escape without penalty

clear

verb. liberate; free from uncertainty

comport

verb. behave

conduct

verb. comport oneself
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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