Translation of "acquit" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /əˈkwɪt/ us -tt-

to decide officially in a law court that someone is not guilty of a particular crime

She was acquitted of all the charges against her.
Five months ago he was acquitted on a shoplifting charge.
→ Compare convict verb
acquit yourself formal

to do better than expected in a difficult situation

desenvolverse, desempeñarse
I thought that he acquitted himself admirably in today’s meeting.

(Translation of “acquit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /əˈkwit/ (past tense, past participle acquitted)

to declare (an accused person) to be innocent

The judge acquitted her of murder.
acquittal noun

He was released from prison following his acquittal.

(Translation of “acquit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)