Adjective "Acquitted" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Acquitted


    Definition:

    1. to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty: They acquitted him of the crime. The jury acquitted her, but I still think she's guilty.

    2. to release or discharge (a person) from an obligation.

    3. to settle or satisfy (a debt, obligation, claim, etc.).

    4. to bear or conduct (oneself); behave: He acquitted himself well in battle.

    5. to free or clear (oneself): He acquitted himself of suspicion.

    Origin:
    acquit

    Examples:

    "compellings can be acquitted of murders."

    "defendants can be acquitted."

    "years can be acquitted."

    "weeks can be acquitted."

    "others can be acquitted."

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