transitive verb | \ əb-ˈzälv, -ˈsälv \ | ab·solve
  1. : to set free or release from some obligation or responsibility a judgment terminating a parent's rights…absolves that parent of all future support obligations —In re Bruce R., 662 A.2d 107 (1995)

  1. : to determine to be free of fault, guilt, or liability a jury absolved the defendant of any negligence —Harbaugh v. Darr, 438 P.2d 74 (1968)