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Synonyms for acquit

Synonyms for (verb) acquit

Synonyms: acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear Definition: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges Usage: The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

Similar words: pronounce, label, judge Definition: pronounce judgment on Usage: They labeled him unfit to work here

Synonyms: acquit, bear, behave, conduct, deport, carry, comport Definition: behave in a certain manner Usage: She carried herself well; he bore himself with dignity; They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

Similar words: carry, hold, bear Definition: support or hold in a certain manner Usage: She holds her head high; He carried himself upright

Similar words: move, act Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action) Usage: 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