Assoil meaning

ə-soil
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To absolve; pardon.
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To atone for.
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To absolve or acquit.
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To atone for.
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(archaic) To absolve, acquit; to release from blame or sin.
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(archaic) To set free, release.
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To solve; to clear up.
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To expiate; to atone for.

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To remove; to put off.
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Origin of assoil

  • Middle English assoilen from Old French assoldre assoil- from Latin absolvere to set free ab- away ab–1 solvere to loosen leu- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Anglo-Norman assoiler, from the tonic stem of Old French asoldre (modern absoudre), from Latin absolvere, present active infinitive of absolvō (“absolve”).

    From Wiktionary