Acquit him of - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
acquit (one) of (something) (redirected from acquit him of)
acquit (one) of (something)
To determine that one is not guilty of a crime or other wrongdoing. Everyone in the courtroom was shocked when the jury acquitted the defendant of murder.
acquit someone of something
to establish someone's innocence of a criminal charge or the blame for some wrongdoing. The investigator acquitted Wally of the charges.
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He hoped that the courts would soon acquit him of
other cases too.
The judge also directed the jury to acquit him of two other charges.
He was acquitted of dragging a man patient by the hair, and the jury was directed by the judge to acquit him of two charges of ill-treating two me n.