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absolve

synonym (synonym of absolve)

  • (verb)
    To absolve, in the strict sense, is to set free from any bond. One may be absolved from a promise by a breach of faith on the part of one to whom the more.. (verb)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    grant remission of a sin to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    let off the hook (verb.communication)
     

antonym (antonym of absolve)

hypernym (absolve IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (verb.communication)
    stop blaming or grant forgiveness (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF absolve relation)

  • (verb.communication)
    grant exemption or release to (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    to absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from absolve)

  • grant remission of a sin to (verb.communication)
    the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who grants absolution (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance (noun.state)
     
  • let off the hook (verb.communication)
    a statement in explanation of some action or belief (noun.communication)
     
  • (adj.all)
    providing absolution (adj.all)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation acquit exculpate forgive shrive free justify accuse charge condemn impeach blame fault forgive excuse exempt let off relieve wash one's hands justification absolvitory absolution remission absolver

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