Exculpate definition

ĕkskəl-pāt, ĭk-skŭl-
To clear of guilt or blame.
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To free from blame; declare or prove guiltless.
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To exculpate is defined as to free from guilt or blame.

An example of to exculpate is telling someone that an accident was not their fault.

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To clear of suspicion; to determine the innocence of another.
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To clear of or to free from guilt; exonerate.
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Origin of exculpate

  • Medieval Latin exculpāre exculpāt- Latin ex- ex- Latin culpa guilt

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

  • From Latin ex culpa (ex (“from”) + culpa (“blame”)) + a Latinate ending.

    From Wiktionary