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acquit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of acquit

  1. 1 to free from a charge of wrongdoing acquitted of the robbery charge after proving he was nowhere near the scene of the crime Synonyms of acquit absolve, exculpate, clear, exonerate, vindicateWords Related to acquit atone (for), expiate; discharge, liberate, redeem, release, unburden; condone, excuse, whitewash; forgive, pardon, remit; avenge, redress, revengeNear Antonyms of acquit accuse, arraign, charge, impeach, indict; convictAntonyms of acquit criminate, incriminate

  2. 2 to manage the actions of (oneself) in a particular way the king promised handsome rewards to all who acquitted themselves well in the battle Synonyms of acquit behave, bear, carry, comport, conduct, demean, deport, quitWords Related to acquit check, collect, compose, constrain, contain, control, curb, handle, inhibit, quiet, repress, restrain; moderate, modulate, temper; act, impersonate, playNear Antonyms of acquit act up, carry on, cut up, misbehave, misconduct



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