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let off the hook

  • as inabsolve
  • as inreprieve
  • as inacquit
  • as inmanumit
  • as inclear
  • as inexempt
  • as infree
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Synonyms for let off the hook

verb free from responsibility, duty
  • acquit
  • exempt
  • exonerate
  • forgive
  • pardon
  • relieve
  • vindicate
  • bleach
  • clear
  • discharge
  • exculpate
  • excuse
  • free
  • launder
  • liberate
  • loose
  • release
  • sanitize
  • spare
  • spring
  • whitewash
  • blink at
  • go easy on
  • let off
  • let off easy
  • let off the hook
  • let up on
  • lifeboat
  • set free
  • wink at
  • wipe it off
  • wipe the slate clean
  • write off

Antonyms for let off the hook

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

More words related to let off the hook

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

exempt

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