Meaning of EXCULPATE in English

v. Function: verb

to free from alleged fault or guilt FF1C; the court exculpated him after a thorough investigation FF1E;

Synonyms: absolve, acquit, clear, disculpate, exonerate, vindicate

Related Words: explain, justify, rationalize; condone, excuse, forgive, pardon, remit; amnesty, free, let off

Idioms: clear the ( or one's) record, wipe the slate clean

Contrasted Words: blame, censure, denounce, reprehend, reprobate; incriminate; accuse, charge; arraign, indict; impeach; convict

Antonyms: inculpate

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.