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Definition 1: let off the hook - [verb of communication]

Samples where absolve or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I absolve you from this responsibility

Synonyms for absolve in the sense of this definition

(absolve is a kind of ...) stop blaming or grant forgiveness

"I forgave him his infidelity" "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"

(... is a kind of absolve ) grant exemption or release to

"Please excuse me from this class"

(... is a kind of absolve ) (used of God) declare innocent; absolve from the penalty of sin

(... is a kind of absolve ) to absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame

"I wash my hands of this"

Definition 2: grant remission of a sin to - [verb of communication]

Samples where absolve or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The priest absolved him and told him to say ten Hail Marys

Synonyms for absolve in the sense of this definition

(absolve is a kind of ...) stop blaming or grant forgiveness

"I forgave him his infidelity" "She cannot forgive him for forgetting her birthday"

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