verb (used with object), ex·on·er·at·ed, ex·on·er·at·ing.
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Origin of exonerate
Examples from the Web for exonerates
“Then I should say, ignorance on the part of the buyers at this vendue, exonerates the dealer from all blame,” said Eleanor.Polly's Business Venture|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
I don't see that that exonerates the man who gives up the keys of the sanctuary, as it were.The Touchstone|Edith Wharton
Carlyle deals with the subject in detail in his "Life of Frederick," and exonerates the King.
He commends certain officers as deserving rewards, and exonerates many of the religious from the blame of harassing the Indians.The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898|Emma Helen Blair
I want to get to the truth, and any truth which exonerates you will be very welcome to me.The Man Who Knew|Edgar Wallace
Word Origin for exonerate
mid-15c., from Latin exoneratus, past participle of exonerare "remove a burden, discharge, unload," from ex- "off" (see ex-) + onerare "to unload; overload, oppress," from onus (genitive oneris) "burden" (see onus). Related: Exonerated; exonerating.