To set free, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or charge. (verb)
To pay for; to atone for (verb)
To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to pay off; to requite, to fulfill. (verb)
To clear one’s self. (verb)
To bear or conduct one’s self; to perform one’s part. (verb)
To release, set free, rescue. (verb)
Past participle of acquit, set free, rid of. (verb)
Examples of word acquit
Don’t get me wrong, I think judges are too slow to use their power in this regard, but it should be that the universe of cases where a reasonable jury will acquit is much, much larger than cases where a judge acting property will grant a motion for judgment of acquittal.
Potsdam, instead of contenting yourself with the general glitter of the collective corps, and saying, 'par maniere d'acquit', that is very fine,
They did, then came back with a mixed verdict form: 8 charges marked "acquit," and the rest left blank.
Woods isn't used to facing hard questions and probably wouldn't "acquit" himself well under fire, he said.
"Given the holes in the prosecution's case, there is sufficient doubt to acquit the accused," Mr. Vijayan wrote.