1 (Criminal law) the deliverance and release of a person appearing before a court on a charge of crime, as by a finding of not guilty
2 a discharge or release from an obligation, duty, debt, etc.
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
absolution, clearance, deliverance, discharge, exculpation, exoneration, freeing, liberation, release, relief, vindication
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus
1. the discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty.
2. a release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
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