In criminal law, to clear a person, to release or set him free, or to discharge him from an accusation of committing a criminal offense after a judicial finding that he is not guilty of the crime or after the court or prosecution determines that the case should not continue after the criminal trial has started. See also autrefois acquit and double jeopardy.
To humble or humiliate
The manner in which a physical system, such as a gas, subatomic particle, or ecosystem, acts or functions, especially under specified conditions.
To make seem little, less important, etc.; speak slightingly of; depreciate
To be able to transmit or carry; convey
To give sanction or support to; tolerate or approve:
(Intransitive) To reduce in quality or purity.
To speak of in a slighting or disrespectful way.
To lower in condition, rank, or position; abase
To hurt the pride or dignity of by causing to be or seem foolish or contemptible; mortify
To reduce in value, degree, or quality.
To play the part of; assume the dramatic role of:
To have a tolerance for; endure:
To conduct oneself in a proper way:
To bear as a mark
To agree, correspond, or harmonize:
To behave or conduct (oneself) in a specified way
To move along at a speed of
To give up one's position of employment; resign
To punish (one's body) or control (one's physical desires and passions) by self-denial, fasting, etc., as a means of religious or ascetic discipline
To make cheap or cheaper.
To lower the status, rank, or salary of:
To dismiss from a position of favor; punish by degrading; humiliate
reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
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