He can absolve them completely, or let them go due to insufficient evidence, which is not the same as finding them not guilty.
Yet the essay does not absolve the Left from paranoid thinking.
absolve them, not least as a warning to budding Spitzers everywhere, and unfortunately there are many.
Social media, Sharif emphasized, has been an indispensable tool for Saudi women “to absolve the gender apartheid.”
On the one hand, he is trying to absolve Skyler of his sins.
"I come to confess and to absolve thee," answered the Grand Master.
He did not attempt to absolve himself or mitigate his offense by telling her that he loved her.
Poor creatures come to you and confess their sins, and you absolve them, or order them to do penances?
That thirty years' difference in their ages ought to absolve him.
He then entered for a year as a sharpshooter of the Guards, to absolve his obligation to military service.