Synonyms of acquit in English:

acquit


See definition of acquit

verb

1‘the jury acquitted her of attempted arson’

SYNONYMS
absolve, clear, exonerate, exculpate, declare innocent, find innocent, pronounce not guilty
discharge, release, liberate, emancipate, free, set free, deliver, spare, exempt, dismiss
vindicate
informal let someone off, let someone off the hook
ANTONYMS

convict

2‘the boys acquitted themselves exceedingly well’

SYNONYMS
conduct oneself, bear oneself
perform, act, behave
rare comport oneself, deport oneself

3‘they acquitted themselves of their important duty’

SYNONYMS
discharge, execute, perform, do, carry out, effect, implement, bring about, bring off, accomplish, achieve, fulfil, complete
informal pull off
rare effectuate