to acquit from an obligation


to acquit from an obligation
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  • acquit — ac·quit /ə kwit/ vb ac·quit·ted, ac·quit·ting [Old French acquiter to pay off, absolve, acquit, from a , prefix marking causation + quite free (of an obligation)] vt: to discharge completely: as a: to release from liability for a debt or other… …   Law dictionary

  • Acquit — Ac*quit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acquitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acquitting}.] [OE. aquiten, OF. aquiter, F. acquitter; ? (L. ad) + OF. quiter, F. quitter, to quit. See {Quit}, and cf. {Acquiet}.] 1. To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acquit — /əˈkwɪt / (say uh kwit) verb (t) (acquitted, acquitting) 1. (sometimes followed by of) to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; pronounce not guilty. 2. to release or discharge (a person) from an obligation. 3. to settle (a debt, obligation,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • acquit — verb /əˈkwɪt/ a) To declare not guilty; innocent The jury acquitted the prisoner of the charge. b) To set free, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or …   Wiktionary

  • acquit — acquitter, n. /euh kwit /, v.t., acquitted, acquitting. 1. to relieve from a charge of fault or crime; declare not guilty: They acquitted him of the crime. The jury acquitted her, but I still think she s guilty. 2. to release or discharge (a… …   Universalium

  • acquit — /skwit/ To set free, release or discharge as from an obligation, burden or accusation. To absolve one from an obligation or a liability; or to legally certify the innocence of one charged with crime. See also acquittal …   Black's law dictionary

  • acquit — transitive verb (acquitted; acquitting) Etymology: Middle English aquiten, from Anglo French aquiter, from a (from Latin ad ) + quite free of more at quit Date: 13th century 1. a. archaic to pay off (as a claim or debt) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • acquit — ac•quit [[t]əˈkwɪt[/t]] v. t. quit•ted, quit•ting 1) law to declare not guilty of a crime or offense; release from a charge 2) to bear or conduct (oneself); behave 3) to release (a person) from an obligation 4) to settle or satisfy (a debt, claim …   From formal English to slang

  • acquit — [ə kwit′] vt. acquitted, acquitting [ME aquiten < OFr aquiter, to free < ML acquitare, to settle a claim < L ad , to + quietare: see QUIET] 1. to release from a duty, obligation, etc. 2. to clear (a person) of a charge, as by declaring… …   English World dictionary

  • List of resignations from the Guantanamo military commission — This is a list of resignations from the Guantanamo military commission, including those of Stuart Couch, Morris Davis, Fred Borch, Major Robert Preston, Captain John Carr, USAF Captain Carrie Wolf, and Darrel Vandeveld. They were among the… …   Wikipedia

  • Acquitted — Acquit Ac*quit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acquitted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acquitting}.] [OE. aquiten, OF. aquiter, F. acquitter; ? (L. ad) + OF. quiter, F. quitter, to quit. See {Quit}, and cf. {Acquiet}.] 1. To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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