absolve - definitions and synonyms

absolve verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : grant remission of a sin to

    Example Sentenses:

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

    Synonyms:

    shrive
  2. English Meaning: 

    : let off the hook

    Example Sentenses:

    • I absolve you from this responsibility

    Synonyms:

    free