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Synonyms for exonerate

verb excuse, clear of responsibility or blame
  • absolve
  • acquit
  • discharge
  • dismiss
  • exempt
  • justify
  • pardon
  • vindicate
  • disburden
  • except
  • exculpate
  • free
  • liberate
  • release
  • relieve
  • sanitize
  • whitewash
  • let off
  • let off hook
  • wipe slate clean

Antonyms for exonerate

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

More words related to exonerate

absolve

verb. free from responsibility, duty

absolved

verb. free from responsibility, duty

acquit

verb. announce removal of blame

acquitted

verb. announce removal of blame

clear

verb. liberate; free from uncertainty

defend

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