absolved absolved  /əb ˈzɑlvd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) freed from any question of guilt

Usage(s):

  1. A replica of the minutes of trials in which Pope Clement V absolved the Knights of Templar of heresy in 1308.
  2. The officer was suspended for inappropriate behavior, but was later absolved at a local politician's request.
  3. He denied the affairs, and the FBI absolved him of any suspicion of entrapment by enemy agents.

News

  • Answers still needed about gas explosion

    Grand Junction city officials are understandably relieved that a just-released report has absolved the city of any blame in the March natural gas explosion that destroyed two houses and injured a number of people.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

Quotes

  1. "I respect the decision of the honourable court. I am a law-abiding citizen and I really appreciate that the honourable court absolved me of TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities Act) charges," Dutt told reporters here.
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Sanjay Dutt Source: Times of India

  2. "This is like a murderer who turns in his weapon and then claims he has been absolved of the crime," said Ashan Iqbal, a spokesman for the party of former premier Nawaz Sharif, a fierce Musharraf rival.
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Allama Iqbal Source: AFP

  3. "They didn't know what was going on," Kampman said Wednesday. "They need to be completely absolved. And I didn't really know what was going on. Sometimes you just play. You keep playing. And you don't really know what's going on. But it got...
    on Nov 11, 2009 By: Aaron Kampman Source: ESPN

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