Exculpate – meaning of the word and examples

To clear from alleged fault or guilt. (Merriam – Webster)

To remove blame from someone. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To clear from a charge of guilt or fault; free from blame; vindicate. (Dictionary.com)

To free from blame or guilt; vindicate or exonerate. (Collins Dictionary)

Show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Criminal Responsibility and the Emotions: If Fear and Anger Can Exculpate, Why Not Compassion?

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/0020174X.2015.986855

Exculpate Quotes.

http://www.quotehd.com/Quotes/Words/exculpate/1

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