acquit
[əˈkwɪt]
VERB
acquits (third person present) · acquitted (past tense) · acquitted (past participle) · acquitting (present participle)
  1. free (someone) from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty.
    "she was acquitted on all counts" ·
    "the jury acquitted Bream of murder"
    synonyms:
    absolve · clear · exonerate · exculpate · declare innocent ·
    find innocent · pronounce not guilty · discharge · release · liberate · emancipate · free · set free · deliver · spare · exempt · dismiss · vindicate · let someone off (the hook)
    antonyms:
  2. (acquit oneself)
    conduct oneself or perform in a specified way.
    "the goalkeeper acquitted himself well"
    synonyms:
    conduct oneself · bear oneself · perform · act · behave ·
    comport oneself · deport oneself
ORIGIN
Middle English (originally in the sense ‘pay a debt, discharge a liability’): from Old French acquiter, from medieval Latin acquitare ‘pay a debt’, from ad- ‘to’ + quitare ‘set free’.
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How to use acquit in a sentence?
they acquitted themselves of their charge with vigilance.
the goalkeeper acquitted himself well.
the jury acquitted Bream of murder.
she was acquitted on all counts.
How to say acquit in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (VERB)تبرئة
Bangla মোচন
Bosnian (Latin) osloboditi krivnje
Cantonese (Traditional) 無辠
Catalan absoldre
Chinese Simplified 无罪
Chinese Traditional 無罪
Croatian osloboditi krivnje
Czech NOTAMu
Danish frikende
Estonian täitmiseks aega
Filipino aariing walang sala
Finnish vapauttaa
French (VERB)acquitter
German (VERB)freisprechen
Greek αθωώσει
Haitian Creole akite
Hebrew זיכוי
Hindi अभियुक्त बरी
Hungarian felmenti
Icelandic öðlast það
Indonesian membebaskan
Italian (VERB)assolvere
Japanese 無罪を宣告します。
Kiswahili kuwasamehe
Korean 무죄로
Latvian attaisnot
Lithuanian išteisinti
Maltese iwettqu
Norwegian Bokmål frikjenne
Persian زدود
Polish uniewinnić
Portuguese (VERB)absolver
Querétaro Otomi absolver 'na
Romanian achită
Russian (VERB)оправдать
Serbian (Cyrillic) га ослободити
Serbian (Latin) ga osloboditi
Slovak vyrovnanie
Slovenian izpolnijo
Spanish (VERB)absolver
Swedish frikänna
Tamil விட்டு நீக்கி
Telugu ప్రమోట్
Thai พ้นโทษ
Turkish beraat
Ukrainian дь
Urdu رہا کرنا
Yucatec Maya sa'at sa'al ti'
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