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 (əb-zŏlv′, -sŏlv′)
tr.v. ab·solved, ab·solv·ing, ab·solves
1. To pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
2. To relieve of a requirement or obligation.
a. To grant a remission of sin to.
b. To pardon or remit (a sin).

[Middle English absolven, from Latin absolvere; see absolute.]

ab·solv′a·ble adj.
ab·solv′er n.
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