Synonyms for exonerate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : ig-zon-uh-reyt
Phonetic Transcription : ɪgˈzɒn əˌreɪt

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Définition of exonerate

Origin :
  • mid-15c., from Latin exoneratus, past participle of exonerare "remove a burden, discharge, unload," from ex- "off" (see ex-) + onerare "to unload; overload, oppress," from onus (genitive oneris) "burden" (see onus). Related: Exonerated; exonerating.
  • verb excuse, clear of responsibility or blame
Example sentences :
  • Whether will the evidence preponderate to prove her your wife or to exonerate you?
  • Extract from : « The Daltons, Volume II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • "I believe you can exonerate the boy entirely," said the doctor.
  • Extract from : « The Hill » by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • I am sure the explanations it will give will exonerate me for the loss of the ship.
  • Extract from : « True Blue » by W.H.G. Kingston
  • I cannot exonerate her, but she is at least sorry for her conduct.
  • Extract from : « The Youngest Girl in the Fifth » by Angela Brazil
  • This man should be glad of the opportunity, by public trial, to exonerate himself from the charges against him.
  • Extract from : « The Trial of Reuben Crandall, M.D. Charged with Publishing and Circulating Seditious and Incendiary Papers, &c. in the District of Columbia, with the Intent of Exciting Servile Insurrection. » by Unknown
  • You will not like it when I tell you; but you must at least exonerate me: I am obliged to be frank.
  • Extract from : « The Time of Roses » by L. T. Meade
  • I tasted some of their Nostrani to see if it could be possible for a Frenchman to exonerate him.'
  • Extract from : « Beauchamp's Career, Complete » by George Meredith
  • I tell you, we can be as revengeful as any of you: but you will exonerate me.
  • Extract from : « Vittoria, Complete » by George Meredith
  • He could do nothing to exonerate her, nothing; he was helpless, powerless.
  • Extract from : « Miss Hildreth, Volume 3 of 3 » by Augusta de Grasse Stevens
  • That I would eventually be able to exonerate myself, I had no doubt.
  • Extract from : « Shadow, the Mysterious Detective » by Police Captain Howard

Antonyms for exonerate

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