Exonerate - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzɑːnəreɪt|  American pronunciation of the word exonerate
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɒnəreɪt|  British pronunciation of the word exonerate

verb

- pronounce not guilty of criminal charges (syn: acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exculpate)

Examples

...the results of the DNA fingerprinting finally exonerated the man, but only after he had wasted 10 years of his life in prison...

The fireman was exonerated from blame.

He was totally exonerated of any blame.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: exonerate
he/she/it: exonerates
present participle: exonerating
past tense: exonerated
past participle: exonerated
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