acquit

All Verb Noun
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  • They were tried three separate times and ultimately ended up also being acquitted.
  • Does he acquit him from his own knowledge, or from any evidence? Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII (of 12), by Burke
  • I was more than eight days acquitting myself of this charge, because they were many. Cited from The Harvard Classics Volume 38, by Various
  • I never felt so much like acquitting myself as a Christian and a man. Cited from Life of Father Hecker, by Walter Elliott
  • Previously she had been tried and acquitted for the murder of her two sons.
  • Acquit her, let her go free, and I will take charge of her myself. Cited from Growth of the Soil, by Knut Hamsun
  • They were later acquitted when the judge accepted that the story had been in the public interest.
  • Williams, however, was acquitted and served out the rest of his term in office.
  • Have you no curiosity how I shall acquit myself in this new character? Cited from Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2, by Thomas de Quincey
  • Should he acquit himself to my satisfaction, he will be continued in the position. Cited from Making His Way: Frank Courtney's Struggle Upward, by Horatio Alger, Jr
  • If the president is acquitted in court, he will continue to serve the rest of their term as president.
  • Nor has any body, who can acquit her, a right to blame me. Cited from Clarissa, Vol. 8 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • He and several other members of the crew are eventually acquitted.
  • Now and then the cry comes in a way that makes him feel he is acquitting himself well. Cited from The South Pole, Vols 1 and 2, Roald Amundsen
  • She asked herself was it her fault, and did not quite acquit herself. Cited from The Woman-Hater, by Charles Reade
  • Although musicians first and actors second, they acquit themselves well in both areas.
  • After a six-week trial, the jury took just one minute to acquit him.
  • I am sure she will acquit me before your honour. Cited from The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, H. Fielding
  • Although arrested for the murder, the two were once again acquitted due to lack of evidence.
  • There was, therefore, no small curiosity to know how he would acquit himself. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
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Meaning of acquit

  • verb Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    The suspect was cleared of the murder charges