pronounce not guilty

pronounce not guilty
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  • guilty — adj. 1) to find; pronounce guilty of (the jury found him guilty of murder) 2) (misc.) to plead guilty; to plead not guilty; guilty as charged * * * [ gɪltɪ] to plead not guilty guilty as charged pronounce guilty of (the jury found him guilty of… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • guilty — adj. 1 feeling/showing guilt VERBS ▪ feel, look ADVERB ▪ extremely, really, very ▪ horribly, incredibly …   Collocations dictionary

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  • acquit — ac·quit /ə kwit/ vb ac·quit·ted, ac·quit·ting [Old French acquiter to pay off, absolve, acquit, from a , prefix marking causation + quite free (of an obligation)] vt: to discharge completely: as a: to release from liability for a debt or other… …   Law dictionary

  • clear — adj 1: unencumbered by outstanding claims or interests a search showed the title was clear 2: free from doubt or ambiguity Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • absolve — v.tr. 1 (often foll. by from, of) a set or pronounce free from blame or obligation etc. b acquit; pronounce not guilty. 2 pardon or give absolution for (a sin etc.). Derivatives: absolver n. Etymology: L absolvere (as AB , solvere solut loosen) …   Useful english dictionary

  • assoil — verb pronounce not guilty of criminal charges The suspect was cleared of the murder charges • Syn: ↑acquit, ↑clear, ↑discharge, ↑exonerate, ↑exculpate • Ant: ↑convict ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • acquit — /əˈkwɪt / (say uh kwit) verb (t) (acquitted, acquitting) 1. (sometimes followed by of) to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; pronounce not guilty. 2. to release or discharge (a person) from an obligation. 3. to settle (a debt, obligation,… …  

  • vindicate — I verb absolve, account for, acquit, clear, declare innocent, discharge, dismiss, exculpate, excuse, exonerate, give good reasons for, justify, pardon, probare, pronounce not guilty, purgare, release, relieve of burden, reprieve, set free II… …   Law dictionary

  • vindicate — v 1. acquit, clear, clear [s.o. s] name, exonerate, exculpate, prove or declare innocent, uphold innocence, pronounce not guilty; remove guilt, free from blame, absolve. 2. justify, show just cause, warrant, authorize; substantiate, prove, verify …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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