absolve (one) of (something)(redirected from absolve them from)
absolve (one) of (something)
To declare that someone is free from blame or responsibility for something. Once Betty saw the security footage of a different employee stealing money from the cash register, she absolved Jacob of the crime. I know you're sorry. I absolve you of your guilt, son. I know you feel horrible, but you did cheat on her, Jack. No one can absolve you of that.
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