Synonyms for acquit
- let go
- blink at
- let off
- let off the hook
- wink at
- wipe off
Antonyms for acquit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ACQUIT
Edricson, if God spare you, I think that you will acquit yourself well.
In this way, and in this way only, he may acquit himself and free others from the work of legislation.
Don't forget that if you acquit him, you'll be sorely puzzled to convict the other.'
As to the parsons, I must acquit them honestly of any portion of this charge.
"I 'll try and acquit myself with credit," said she, as she sat down to the writing-desk.
I am sure he will acquit himself better than ever did diplomatist.
To acquit myself with credit is not so easy as Don Baltazar supposes.
If you blame me, you sages, the multitude and success will acquit me.
I am sorry that I am in no better a condition to acquit my self of my Promise to you.
As the case stands at present, no jury in the world could acquit me.
early 13c., "to satisfy a debt" (either for oneself or on behalf of another), from Old French aquiter "pay, pay up, settle a claim" (12c.), from à "to" (see ad-) + quite "free, clear" (see quit (adj.)). Meanings "set free from charges" and "to discharge one's duty" both recorded from late 14c. Related: Acquitted; acquitting.