Absolve

All possible synonyms of the word Absolve as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Absolve, justify, free

Definition

  • let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"

Synonyms

  • absolve
  • justify
  • free

Hypernyms

  • forgive: stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"

Hyponyms

  • excuse, relieve, let off, exempt: grant exemption or release to; "Please excuse me from this class"
  • wash one's hands: to absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame; "I wash my hands of this"

Shrive, absolve

Definition

  • grant remission of a sin to; "The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary's"

Synonyms

  • shrive
  • absolve

Hypernyms

  • forgive: stop blaming or grant forgiveness; "I forgave him his infidelity"; "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"

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