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exculpated \exculpated\ adj. freed from any question of guilt; having suspicion of guilt eliminated.

Syn: absolved, cleared, exonerated, vindicated.


vb. (en-past of: exculpate)


adj. freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated" [syn: absolved, clear, cleared, exonerated, vindicated]

Usage examples of "exculpated".

He is to be persuaded of the fact that he is forever exculpated from any future charges by the Soviet Government.

To think,' he reflected aloud as the waiter filled his glass, 'of the Manderson mystery disposed of, the innocent exculpated, and your own and Mabel's happiness crownedall coming upon me together!

The two examiners gave reluctant permission, obviously not wanting to hear me exculpated, but not able to refuse their Uey-Tlatoani.

The nearest thing to it in my experience is when one criminal, jointly guilty with another and sure of conviction, has drawn lots with his pal, lost, confessed, and in the confession exculpated his companion.