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