Adjective "Absolved" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Absolved


    Definition:

    1. to free from guilt or blame or their consequences: The court absolved her of guilt in his death.

    2. to set free or release, as from some duty, obligation, or responsibility (usually followed by from): to be absolved from one's oath.

    3. to grant pardon for.

    4. Ecclesiastical. to grant or pronounce remission of sins to. to remit (a sin) by absolution. to declare (censure, as excommunication) removed.

    Origin:
    absolve

    Examples:

    "unreluctants can be absolved."

    "selves can be absolved."

    "presidents can be absolved."

    "leaders can be absolved."