Definition of acquit in English:

acquit

Line breaks: ac¦quit
Pronunciation: /əˈkwɪt
 
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verb (acquits, acquitting, acquitted)

Origin

Middle English (originally in the sense 'pay a debt, discharge a liability'): from Old French acquiter, from medieval Latin acquitare 'pay a debt', from ad- 'to' + quitare 'set free'.

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