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acquittance

See definition of acquittance on Dictionary.com
  • as inexculpation
  • as inobservance
  • as inrefund
  • as inrelease

synonyms for acquittance

  • acquittal
  • excuse
  • exoneration
  • vindication
  • acknowledgment
  • adherence
  • celebration
  • compliance
  • fulfillment
  • acquittal
  • awareness
  • cognizance
  • discharge
  • fidelity
  • heed
  • honoring
  • keeping
  • mark
  • mind
  • note
  • notice
  • obedience
  • observation
  • performance
  • regard
  • remark
  • satisfaction
  • carrying-out
  • heeding

antonyms for acquittance

MOST RELEVANT
  • blame
  • conviction
  • disregard
  • heedlessness
  • ignorance
  • inattention
  • indifference
  • neglect
  • thoughtlessness
  • carelessness
  • unorthodoxy
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How to use acquittance in a sentence

Cleret left it, without acquittance; and his conduct was approved by his master.
THE BOKE OF NOBLESSEUNKNOWN
Pray settle accompts with Barnes; take what money of mine is in his hands, and give him acquittance.
THE EXPEDITION OF HUMPHRY CLINKERTOBIAS SMOLLETT
Then seeing that I waited (for they had forgot to give me my acquittance), they dropped talking suddenly.
SIR LUDARTALBOT BAINES REED
It was forced to redeem without redemption and to pay without acquittance.
COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSGROVER CLEVELAND
Bodlyes Chest, as appeares by Dr. Chaworthes acquittance in the same box.'
ANNALS OF THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY, OXFORD, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867WILLIAM DUNN MACRAY
Neither party denied this acquittance given in the King's name by the justiciary Richard de Luci.
LIFE OF THOMAS BECKETHENRY HART MILMAN
A final acquittance (or a quietus, as they term it) is scarcely ever to be obtained.
THE WORKS OF THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDMUND BURKE, VOL. II. (OF 12)EDMUND BURKE
So I sente my acquittance, for they said without mine ther would be no end made (& ther was good reason for it).
BRADFORD'S HISTORY OF 'PLIMOTH PLANTATION'WILLIAM BRADFORD
In that case the acquittance falls on the land, and not on the person.
THE COMMON LAWOLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, JR.
The Government, as President Cleveland pointed out, was "forced to redeem without redemption and pay without acquittance."
THE CLEVELAND ERAHENRY JONES FORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ACQUITTANCE

  • acquittal
  • acquittance
  • excuse
  • exoneration
  • vindication
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.