how to pronounce absolve


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The above transcription of absolve is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association. You can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

absolve is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of absolve in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… you know to absolve yourself of any red …”

meanings of absolve


  1. To grant a remission of sin; to give absolution to.
  2. To set free, release or discharge (from obligations, debts, responsibility etc.).
  3. To pronounce not guilty; to grant a pardon for.
  4. To remit a sin; to give absolution for a sin.
  5. To pronounce free from or give absolution for a penalty, blame, or guilt.
  6. To resolve; to explain; to solve.
  7. To finish; to accomplish.
  8. To pass a course or test; to gain credit for a class; to qualify academically.

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