1. Verb.  (transitive) To set free, release or discharge (from obligations, debts, responsibility etc.).
  2. Verb.  (transitive) To pronounce free from or give absolution for a penalty, blame, sin or guilt.
  3. Verb.  (transitive, theology) To pronounce free or give absolution from sin.
  4. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To finish; to accomplish.
  5. Verb.  (transitive, obsolete) To resolve or explain.

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