[ UK /ɐbsˈɒlvd/ ]
[ US /æbˈzɑɫvd, əbˈzɑɫvd/ ]
  1. freed from any question of guilt
    was now clear of the charge of cowardice
    is absolved from all blame
    his official honor is vindicated
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How To Use absolved In A Sentence

  • And therefore I was absolved from having to get up at a ridiculous time and then pay ten pounds for breakfast given that I'd already taken part in the ritual.
  • Some of those officers falsely accused and then absolved played a prominent role in suppressing the July plot. Times, Sunday Times
  • The difference in vocal treatment comes in regarding the principal emphasis as absolute or final, as making the word absolved from, cut off from, the rest of the sentence following, and having a final stop or conclusive effect, while the secondary may be regarded as only relatively emphatic, as being related in a subordinate way to the principal, and as maintaining a connection with the rest of the sentence, or as hanging upon the words which follow, or as being a step leading up to the main idea. Public Speaking
  • Vieira absolved any individuals of blame for the shocking defensive display in Munich, but revealed his frustration at yet another European campaign that could be thrown away.
  • With a sigh I absolved the imaginary wife of Athanasius from ensuring the triumph of Arianism. ABSOLUTE TRUTHS
  • The report absolved her from/of all blame for the accident.
  • When they had entered the council chamber and reached the tribunal where Pontius was seated, the fetial addressed him thus: "Forasmuch as these men have, without being ordered thereto by the Roman people, the Quirites, given their promise and oath that a treaty shall be concluded and have thereby been guilty of high crime and misdemeanour, I do herewith make surrender to you of these men, to the end that the Roman people may be absolved from the guilt of a heinous and detestable act. The History of Rome, Vol. II
  • The court absolved him of all responsibility for the accident.
  • But on the other hand it has the sacrament of confession, whereby if you do sin you can be absolved and start afresh.
  • The President absolved his officers and took the blame upon himself.
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