What does the word Absolve mean

absolve (English)

Part of Speech: Verb

Hyphenation:
ab | solve, past participle: ab | solved, present participle: ab | solv | ing
Pronunciation / Stress:
[əbˈzɒlv], past participle: [əbˈzɒlvd], present participle: [əbˈzɒlvɪŋ]
[æbˈzɑːlv] past participle: [æbˈzɑːlvd], present participle: [æbˈzɑːlvɪŋ]
Word meaning / definition:
1) deliver, acquit, absolve
Synonyms:
1) clear, discharge
Application examples:
1) "Why didn't you send to absolve me from my promise, when you wished I wouldn't keep it? "
Why didn't you send to release me from my promise when you wish I would not keep it?
1) "Graduate my soul, Father, "she articulated softly, and slowly sank on her knees and bowed down at his feet."
   "Speak she my soul free, Father, "she said softly, and slowly sank to her knees and bowed at his feet.

Word formations:
graduable, absolvent, absolver
Conjugations:
Simple present: I, you, they absolve; hey, she, it absolves
Simple past: absolved
Present participle: absolving
Past participle: absolved

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Automatically selected examples in English:

Without mentioning President Trump, the parents criticized him for seeming to absolve the North Korean dictator in their son's death.
ABC News, March 02, 2019

Borussia Dortmund are making major moves as they gear up for another tilt at silverware in 2019/20. Mats Hummels' return has an element of risk, but the potential rewards could absolve it, writes DW's James Thorogood.
Deutsche Welle, June 19, 2019

That's because the company's standard position is to absolve itself of any responsibility to get involved.
Slashdot, June 9th, 2019

New regulations will soon restrict some unsavory practices, but they don’t absolve Investors of the need to remain vigilant.
Wall Street Journal, February 14, 2020

Boris Johnson is trying to absolve his Conservative Party of blame, despite being in power for a decade.
Al Jazeera, December 02, 2019

OPINION: Reducing harm does not absolve us from helping those who want to change their relationship with drugs - so that they can live in a way where they do not feel the need to rely so heavily on them.
Vancouver Sun, July 03, 2020

Brazil's president issued a statement saying he did not seek to influence key police appointments, as his former justice minister alleged when resigning, and that he expected the country's top court to absolve him.
Deutsche Welle, May 26, 2020

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Entries from our dictionary containing "absolve":

complete: ... and conclude 2) Religion: grant absolution Origin of the term: Borrowed from the Latin graduate "finish, liberate, solve, complete", composed of ...

absolves: absolves (English) Part of Speech: Conjugated Form Hyphenation: ab | solves Grammatical features: 3rd person singular indicative present active of the verb absolve

absolved: of the verb absolve Part of speech: Participle II Hyphenation: ab | solved Grammatical features: Participle II (past participle) of the verb absolve

absolving: absolving (English) Part of Speech: Participle I Hyphenation: ab | solv | ing Grammatical features: Present participle of the verb absolve

talk: to absolve, to reinstate, to vindicate 3) to forgive 4) to compound opposing words: 7) to breach, to break, to transgress, to violate Examples of use: 1) The excellent music and famous actors weren't enough to redeem a weak director's performance


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