verb (used with object), ab·solved, ab·solv·ing.
- to grant or pronounce remission of sins to.
- to remit (a sin) by absolution.
- to declare (censure, as excommunication) removed.
- absorbable gelatin film,
- absorbable suture,
Origin of absolve
Examples from the Web for absolver
This presumptuous Absolver would make men careless about both.
Church absolution is an eternal protest, in the name of God the Absolver, against the false judgments of society.
Shall we say it is all blasphemy; an impious intrusion upon the prerogatives of the One Absolver?