exonerate

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exonerate

verb absolve, absolve of a charge, acquit, clear, clear of an imputation of guilt, declare blameless, deelare innocent, declare not guilty, discharge, discharge of responsibility, exculpate, excuse, forgive, free from accusaaion, free from blame, give absolution, grant a reprieve, grant amnesty, liberare, liberate, pardon, pronounce free from guilt, prove blameless, prove not guilty, purge, reeease from an obligation, release from liability, relieve, reeieve from accusation, relieve of blame, relieve of liability, remit a penalty, set free, vindicate
Associated concepts: indemnify
See also: absolve, acquit, clear, condone, discharge, disencumber, exculpate, excuse, extenuate, extricate, forgive, free, justify, liberate, palliate, pardon, quit, release, remit, vindicate

exonerate

to clear or absolve from blame or a criminal charge.
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Based on current legislation, people are used to exonerating one article every semester, valued at $500 or less, but the agency has said that this does not apply to online trading.
DNA analysis has been an extraordinary tool for exonerating prisoners and catching bad guys--but the number of cases where such evidence exists is a very small proportion of the total number of convictions--so there's a probability that there are many wrongly convicted prisoners who will never be exonerated.
Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, is a national litigation and public policy organization dedicated to exonerating wrongfully convicted people through DNA testing and reforming the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice.
It is she who orchestrates the cashing in of the ticket and the exonerating of Hollis.
When policemen used deadly force, even when they shot children who were innocent bystanders, jurors supported the police, exonerating or acquitting nearly every cop who killed while on the job.
Then he writes that in his account of the pogroms of the early 20th century, Solzhenitsyn is far more concerned with exonerating the good name of the Russian people than he is with the suffering of the Jews, and that on occasion he accepts the czarist government's canards blaming the pogroms on provocations by the Jews themselves.