Exculpate meaning

ĕk'skəl-pāt', ĭk-skŭl'-
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 guilt or blame.
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To free from blame; declare or prove guiltless.
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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