acquit - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/əˈkwɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyacquit
he/she/itacquits
present participleacquitting
past tenseacquitted
past participleacquitted
  1. [usually passive] to state officially that someone is not guilty of the crime they were accused of
    acquit someone of something:

    He was eventually acquitted of the charges.