Variant of exonerate
- to relieve of (a duty, obligation, etc.)
- to free from a charge or the imputation of guilt; declare or prove blameless; exculpate
Origin: ; from Classical Latin exoneratus, past participle of exonerare, to disburden ; from ex-, out plush onerare, to load ; from onus (gen. oneris), a burden: see onus
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