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To declare or find not guilty; innocent.
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  1. To declare or find not guilty; innocent.
  2. To clear (a person) of a charge, as by declaring him or her not guilty; exonerate
  3. (Followed by “of”, formerly by “from”) To set free, release or discharge from an obligation, duty, liability, burden, or from an accusation or charge.
To make available:
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  1. To make available:
  2. To make free, as from confinement or oppression:
  3. To remove obstructions or entanglements from; clear:
To pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
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  1. To pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
  2. To give religious absolution to
  3. To pronounce free from guilt or blame; acquit
To indicate formally one's approval or support of (a motion, nomination, etc.) as a necessary preliminary to discussion of or a vote on it
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  1. To indicate formally one's approval or support of (a motion, nomination, etc.) as a necessary preliminary to discussion of or a vote on it
  2. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
  3. To act as an aide or second to; aid; assist
To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
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  1. To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
  2. To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
  3. To be accountable for, or involved with, but not responsible for.
To be shown to be such; turn out:
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  1. To be shown to be such; turn out:
  2. To show (oneself) to be what is specified or to have a certain characteristic:
  3. To verify (the result of a calculation).
To authorize; to give (someone) warrant or sanction (to do something).
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  1. To authorize; to give (someone) warrant or sanction (to do something).
  2. To serve as justification or reasonable grounds for (an act, belief, etc.)
  3. To justify; to give grounds for.
To free from guilt or suspicion; for example, when evidence proves that a suspect is innocent of a crime.
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  1. To free from guilt or suspicion; for example, when evidence proves that a suspect is innocent of a crime.
  2. To give religious absolution to
  3. To pronounce clear of guilt or blame.
(Informal) All the way; completely:
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  1. (Informal) All the way; completely:
  2. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
  3. In a clear manner; so as to be clear
To free from blame; declare or prove guiltless
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  1. To free from blame; declare or prove guiltless
  2. To clear of suspicion; to determine the innocence of another. To clear of suspicion; to determine the innocence of another.
  3. To clear of guilt or blame.
To free from a charge or the imputation of guilt; declare or prove blameless; exculpate
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  1. To free from a charge or the imputation of guilt; declare or prove blameless; exculpate
  2. To relieve of (a duty, obligation, etc.)
  3. To clear of guilt or responsibility, particularly to establish the innocence of a prisoner on death row. See also exculpate. To clear of guilt or responsibility, particularly to establish the innocence of a prisoner on death row. See also exculpate.
To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to pay off; to requite, to fulfill.
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  1. To discharge, as a claim or debt; to clear off; to pay off; to requite, to fulfill.
  2. To clear (a person) of a charge, as by declaring him or her not guilty; exonerate
  3. (Reflexive) To clear one’s self.
(Law) To clear (a person) of a charge or conviction.
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  1. (Law) To clear (a person) of a charge or conviction.
  2. To become clean, clear, or pure
  3. (Computers) To clear (a storage device) of unwanted data.
(Intransitive) To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
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  1. (Intransitive) To express regret that a certain event has occurred.
  2. (Intransitive, often followed by “for”) To make an apology or excuse; to acknowledge some fault or offense, with expression of regret for it, by way of amends
To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:
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  1. To make or keep safe from danger, attack, or harm:
  2. To protect (a goal, etc.) against scoring by an opponent
  3. To support, maintain, or justify
(Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
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  1. (Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
  2. To demonstrate or prove to be just, right, or valid:
  3. To prove qualified as surety
To keep in existence; sustain:
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  1. To keep in existence; sustain:
  2. To defend or hold against criticism or attack:
  3. To keep in an existing state; preserve or retain:
To serve as justification for:
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  1. To serve as justification for:
  2. To apologize for (oneself) for an act that could cause offense:
  3. To give permission to leave; release:
To demonstrate or prove to be just, right, or valid:
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  1. To demonstrate or prove to be just, right, or valid:
  2. To prove qualified as surety
  3. (Law) To show an adequate reason for something done
To dismiss or minimize the significance of something by means of an explanation or excuse.
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  1. To dismiss or minimize the significance of something by means of an explanation or excuse.
  2. To think in a rational or rationalistic way.
  3. To explain or justify (one's behavior) with incorrect reasons or excuses, often without conscious awareness:
To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
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  1. To put into action boldly; employ or demonstrate:
  2. To defend or maintain (one's rights, for example).
  3. To maintain or defend (rights, claims, etc.)
To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
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  1. To state as a fact or as one's belief (something that may be called into question); assert
  2. To deserve or call for; require:
  3. To demand, ask for, or take as one's own or one's due:
To inflict a punishment or penalty in return for; revenge:
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  1. To inflict a punishment or penalty in return for; revenge:
  2. To take vengeance on behalf of, as for a wrong
  3. To get revenge for (an injury, wrong, etc.)
To pay an amount of money owed to another, to repay
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  1. To pay an amount of money owed to another, to repay
(Intransitive) To become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit.
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  1. (Intransitive) To become worthwhile; to produce a net benefit.
  2. (Informal) To bribe, especially to deter oversight.
  3. To pay back (repay, pay off) the entirety of a loan, thereby effecting the release of a lien on.
To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
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  1. To redecorate a previously existing film set so that it can double for another set.
  2. To set right, as a wrong; to repair, as an injury; to make amends for; to remedy; to relieve from.
  3. To put in order again; to set right; to emend; to revise.
To pay back.
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  1. To pay back.
  2. To pay back:
  3. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
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  1. To get revenge on (another) for wrongdoing.
  2. To return in kind; To repay; to recompense; to reward.
  3. (Now Rare) To give or do in return
To assign; attribute:
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  1. To assign; attribute:
  2. (--- Informal) To take revenge upon (someone); get even with.
  3. To influence the outcome or actions of (something) by improper or unlawful means:
(Archaic) To take vengeance for; avenge.
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  1. (Archaic) To take vengeance for; avenge.
  2. To give vent to or act upon (one's feelings):
  3. To bring about (damage or destruction, for example):
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