Acquit

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

Behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry

Definition

  • behave in a certain manner; "She carried herself well"; "he bore himself with dignity"; "They conducted themselves well during these difficult times"

Synonyms

  • behave
  • acquit
  • bear
  • deport
  • conduct
  • comport
  • carry

Hypernyms

  • hold, carry, bear: support or hold in a certain manner; "She holds her head high"; "He carried himself upright"
  • act, move: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

Hyponyms

  • fluster: be flustered; behave in a confused manner
  • assert, put forward: insist on having one's opinions and rights recognized; "Women should assert themselves more!"
  • deal: behave in a certain way towards others; "He deals fairly with his employees"
  • walk around: behave in a certain manner or have certain properties; "He walks around with his nose in the air"; "She walks around with this strange boyfriend"
  • pose, posture: behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; "Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!"; "She postured and made a total fool of herself"

Acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate

Definition

  • pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

Synonyms

  • acquit
  • assoil
  • clear
  • discharge
  • exonerate
  • exculpate

Entailment

  • evaluate, pass judgment, judge: form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

Hypernyms

  • pronounce, label, judge: pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"

Hyponyms

  • vindicate: clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof; "You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel"
  • whitewash: exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
  • purge: clear of a charge

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