Synonyms of absolve in English:

absolve


See definition of absolve

verb

1‘the fact that a criminal offence occurred a long time ago does not absolve the wrongdoer from guilt’

SYNONYMS

exonerate, discharge, acquit, exculpate, vindicate

release, relieve, liberate, free, deliver, clear, spare, exempt

informal let off

ANTONYMS

blame, condemn

2‘I absolve you from all your sins’

SYNONYMS

forgive, pardon, excuse, give amnesty to, give dispensation to, give indulgence to

reprieve, have mercy on, show mercy to

ANTONYMS

punish