Definitions of "acquit"
  1. It refers to the complete dismissal of a case against an individual
  2. This term signifies the freeing of an individual from any monetary debt or duty they are obligated to
  3. Typically used in a legal setting, it's when a person accused of a crime is deemed not guilty through a court procedure
  4. Often used when a person is declared innocent of any misconduct
  5. Primarily in the legal context, it describes when a person charged with a crime is exempted from criminal responsibility
How to use "acquit" in a sentence
  1. The jury decided to acquit the defendant as there was not enough evidence.
  2. If the prosecution cannot prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt, the court may acquit the accused.
  3. The judge decided to acquit her of all charges after considering the lack of credible evidence.

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