The " Mecklenburg Declaration," which it is alleged was passed on the 10th of the same month by the same committee, " dissolves the political bonds " which have connected the county with the mother country, " absolves " the citizens of that county " from all allegiance to the British Crown," declares them " a free and independent people," and abounds in other phrases which closely resemble phrases in the great Declaration of the 4th of July 1776.
When a priest administers the sacrament, it is Christ who absolves the penitent through the action of the priest.
If Sandy absolves her brother of the wrongs he's committed against her, they might finally begin to move towards restoring their relationship.
If the court absolves someone of a crime, they are formally set free from any guilt or responsibility regarding the incident.
Ethan is the most forgiving person I know; he absolves everyone of anything committed against him, no matter how large or small the offense.