Meaning of “exonerate” - Learner’s Dictionary

exonerate

verb [ T ] us uk /ɪɡˈzɒnəreɪt/ formal

to say that someone is not guilty of doing something that they have been blamed for:

[ often passive ] He was exonerated of all blame by the investigation.
exoneration noun [ U ] us uk /ɪɡˌzɒnəˈreɪʃən/

(Definition of “exonerate” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)