absolve

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /əbˈzɒlv/
  • (US) IPA: /æbˈzɑlv/ or /æbˈsɑlv/ or /əbˈzɑlv/ or /əbˈsɑlv/
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Verb[change]

Plain form
absolve

Third-person singular
absolves

Past tense
absolved

Past participle
absolved

Present participle
absolving

  1. To absolve someone is to free that person from a sin or from a promise.
    The king absolved his servant of the oath.