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    acquit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word acquit

    (verb) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    Example Sentence
    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
    (verb) behave in a certain manner
    Synonyms : bear , behave , carry , comport , conduct , deport
    Example Sentence
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for acquit

AC(accused)+QUIT.....when you are under any kind of criminal charge and the court quits the charge, it means that you are free from a criminal charge by a verdict of not guilty...hence acquit

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See the word in this way: acQUIT, it means to let somebody QUIT from the legal charges

ac+quit(in front of accused judge quit)

AC (Alisha Chenoy)was quit (freed) from BLAME.

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