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as·soil

 (ə-soil′)
tr.v. as·soiled, as·soil·ing, as·soils Archaic
1. To absolve; pardon.
2. To atone for.

[Middle English assoilen, from Old French assoldre, assoil-, from Latin absolvere, to set free : ab-, away; see ab-1 + solvere, to loosen; see leu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

as·soil′ment n.

assoil

(əˈsɔɪl)
vb (tr)
1. to absolve; set free
2. to atone for
[C13: from Old French assoldre, from Latin absolvere to absolve]

as•soil

(əˈsɔɪl)

v.t. Archaic.
1. to absolve; acquit; pardon.
2. to atone for.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French asoiler; compare Old French asoil-, tonic s. of asoldre < Latin absolvere to absolve]
as•soil′ment, n.

assoil

- To pardon or atone for a sin.
See also related terms for sin.

assoil


Past participle: assoiled
Gerund: assoiling

Imperative
assoil
assoil
Present
I assoil
you assoil
he/she/it assoils
we assoil
you assoil
they assoil
Preterite
I assoiled
you assoiled
he/she/it assoiled
we assoiled
you assoiled
they assoiled
Present Continuous
I am assoiling
you are assoiling
he/she/it is assoiling
we are assoiling
you are assoiling
they are assoiling
Present Perfect
I have assoiled
you have assoiled
he/she/it has assoiled
we have assoiled
you have assoiled
they have assoiled
Past Continuous
I was assoiling
you were assoiling
he/she/it was assoiling
we were assoiling
you were assoiling
they were assoiling
Past Perfect
I had assoiled
you had assoiled
he/she/it had assoiled
we had assoiled
you had assoiled
they had assoiled
Future
I will assoil
you will assoil
he/she/it will assoil
we will assoil
you will assoil
they will assoil
Future Perfect
I will have assoiled
you will have assoiled
he/she/it will have assoiled
we will have assoiled
you will have assoiled
they will have assoiled
Future Continuous
I will be assoiling
you will be assoiling
he/she/it will be assoiling
we will be assoiling
you will be assoiling
they will be assoiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been assoiling
you have been assoiling
he/she/it has been assoiling
we have been assoiling
you have been assoiling
they have been assoiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been assoiling
you will have been assoiling
he/she/it will have been assoiling
we will have been assoiling
you will have been assoiling
they will have been assoiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been assoiling
you had been assoiling
he/she/it had been assoiling
we had been assoiling
you had been assoiling
they had been assoiling
Conditional
I would assoil
you would assoil
he/she/it would assoil
we would assoil
you would assoil
they would assoil
Past Conditional
I would have assoiled
you would have assoiled
he/she/it would have assoiled
we would have assoiled
you would have assoiled
they would have assoiled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.assoil - pronounce not guilty of criminal chargesassoil - pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
vindicate - clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof; "You must vindicate yourself and fight this libel"
whitewash - exonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
purge - clear of a charge
pronounce, label, judge - pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
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