Synonyms for acquittal

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-kwit-l
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkwɪt l

Top 10 synonyms for acquittal Other synonyms for the word acquittal

Définition of acquittal

Origin :
  • early 15c., "payment of debt or retribution;" see acquit + -al (2). Sense of "a release from debt or obligation" is from mid-15c.; that of "freeing from charge or offense" (by legal process) is from 1530s.
  • noun declaration removing blame
Example sentences :
  • Rotha dwelt but little on the chances of an innocent man's acquittal.
  • Extract from : « The Shadow of a Crime » by Hall Caine
  • It is upon this we ground our hope, our certainty, of an acquittal.
  • Extract from : « Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • Teed was the brightest pupil in his laboratory and he had voted for acquittal.
  • Extract from : « In a Little Town » by Rupert Hughes
  • The acquittal of Chase was, therefore, a judgment against Randolph.
  • Extract from : « Union and Democracy » by Allen Johnson
  • Acquittal for the father of Tessibel Skinner was within his grasp.
  • Extract from : « Tess of the Storm Country » by Grace Miller White
  • To the Jews without he announced officially the acquittal of the Prisoner.
  • Extract from : « Jesus the Christ » by James Edward Talmage
  • Appearances were against you, and your condemnation was my brother's palliation, if not acquittal.
  • Extract from : « Ernest Linwood » by Caroline Lee Hentz
  • Only this: you, before all the world, I desire to know of my acquittal of every allegation.
  • Extract from : « Marion's Faith. » by Charles King
  • In the end, there proved to be seven votes for condemnation, eight for acquittal.
  • Extract from : « The Gods are Athirst » by Anatole France
  • The jury did not leave their seats, and the verdict was acquittal.
  • Extract from : « The heart of happy hollow » by Paul Laurence Dunbar

Antonyms for acquittal

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