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  Words related to absolve

Related / Similar Words: justify, free

 

Definition:
  • let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility";
  • grant remission of a sin to; "The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Mary''s";

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    Hyponyms: excuse, relieve, let off, exempt, wash one's hands

     

    Derivational Morphology: justification, absolution, remission, remittal, remission of sin, absolver

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 使免除   Dutch: vergeven  
    Finnish: vapauttaa   French: absoudre  
    German: entbinden   Greek: απαλλάσω  
    Italian: assolvere   Japanese: 解放する  
    Norwegian: frikjenne   Portuguese: eximir  
    Russian: освобождать   Swedish: frikalla  
     
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