Exonerate

[ ig-zon-uh-reyt ]

verb

  1. to prove that someone is not guilty of a crime or responsible for a problem, bad situation, etc

Examples of exonerate in a sentence:

  • The job of the defense attorney is to exonerate his clients and keep them out of jail.
  • Unfortunately, the video footage does not exonerate Hank of the robbery charges.¬†